Chelsea have already kickstarted the January transfer window with the £57.6million signing (confirmed) of Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund, with the 20-year-old attacker completing his move in the summer.

The USA international will be a big-money addition for next season and the dazzling ace can be expected to compete for a spot in the wing.

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But where does that leave Willian and Pedro in the long-term plans of manager Maurizio Sarri.

The duo are the two current options in the Blues squad for the right wing and cost a combined total of £51million.

Willian made a £30million (BBC) switch back in 2013 and the Brazilian speed machine has gone on to become a key player.

Teammate Pedro completed his £21million (BBC) move two years later and the World Cup winner is a real fan favourite.

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It seems there won’t be room for both and Pulisic moving forward, so will Sarri look to get rid of one of both of them in the imminent future.

Willian, 30, is an experienced ace that is still proving his qualities at Stamford Bridge despite suffering with some spells of inconsistency.

He’s scored four goals and supplied six assists across all competitions this season, but his current deal expires in just 18 months.

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Pedro is in a similar position of scoring six goals and supplying two assists this campaign, but has had to deal with a lot of rotation in and out of the team.

The 31-year-old will see his current deal expire in the summer of 2020 and is still showing he can perform at the top level.

For now the senior pair look like remaining key components in the Chelsea ranks, but surely the Pulisic arrival will signal the end of one and it could be a straight shootout between them.

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