What Chelsea legends looked like on their club debuts

The current crop of Chelsea players are doing pretty well, sitting pretty at the top of the Premier League.

And they boast a host of bona fide legends that fans of the west-London clubΒ have come to adore over the years.

ButΒ do you remember what the likes of Michael Essien, Gianfranco Zola and Claude Makalele looked like on their first appearance for the club? Thought so.

Scroll through the images below to see what your favourite Chelsea player looked like when he first pulled onΒ a blue (or, in Ruud Gullit’s case, grey) shirt.

Ruud Gullit

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Petr Cech

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Marcel Desailly

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Ricardo Carvalho

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Roberto Di Matteo

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Didier Drogba

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Michael Essien

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Eidur Gudjohnsen

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Frank Leboeuf

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Claude Makalele

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Gus Poyet

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John Terry

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Gianluca Vialli

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Gianfranco Zola

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Dennis Wise

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