Newly-appointed Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat should be looking at the loan market this summer as he tries to keep the Black Cats out of relegation trouble for next season.
Sunderland finished just three points above relegated Hull City in the Premier League and will be keen to avoid a similar scenario next season.
The former PSV boss will be looking to strengthen his playing staff in any way he can this summer and should look at the possibility of charming Jose Mourinho into sending two of his most valued young players his way.
We take a look at two Chelsea players Sunderland should look to sign on loan ahead of next season.
After two successful loan spells in the Championship, first with Derby County then with Middlesbrough, Mourinho will be keen on Bamford getting Premier League experience.
The 21-year-old won the PFA Championship player of the year award last season and has surely proven that he is now ready for the step up into the top flight.
Sunderland could offer the perfect platform for Bamford to showcase his ability, while Jermaine Defoe could be an ideal mentor.
Like Bamford, Chalobah has spent much of his senior playing career in the Championship and now looks ready to be tested in the Premier League.
A regular in the England under-21 side, Chalobah looks to be an ideal candidate to replace the Derby-bound Liam Bridcutt, as reported by Derby Telegraph, in midfield and could use Lee Cattermole’s example on what is needed to be make it in the top flight.
Chalobah can also play centre back, if needed, so can add versatility to Advocaat’s side which could be dearly needed next season.