“And we know that has not been absolutely possible for us, and we knew the ban and all this talk, and it was important for me to try to improve the squad.
“And with the players that we are bringing in, it feels that way, but we need to be careful of getting too far ahead of ourselves because we need to give time to players to come in and adapt, to the way I want us to play and to their team-mates.
“But I think the moves we are making our positive, so I am excited and then it is up to us to get our heads down and work very hard.”
Chelsea kick off their Premier League season next weekend against Brighton.
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