Chelsea can add another dramatic chapter titled ‘2020/21’ to their already thrilling Premier League novel.

There’s been the excitement of new signings, which have largely led to disappointment.

We’ve witnessed a 17-game unbeaten streak, followed by a managerial replacement.

Don’t forget the European successes and domestic set-backs.

It’s been another topsy turvy season at Stamford Bridge, with plenty of highs and lows.

Here are the three biggest winners of Chelsea’s crazy campaign so far.

Mason Mount

This one goes without saying.

Mason Mount has probably been the Blues best player this term, or at least the most consistent.

Nobody in the Chelsea squad has amassed more appearances since the 22-year-old made his senior debut in 2019.

His mature performances have rolled over from last year as he continues to grow both off and on the field.

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LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 21: Mason Mount of Chelsea during the Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Chelsea and Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge on March 21, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Mount’s trajectory hit a new high after Frank Lampard named him captain for Chelsea’s FA Cup tie versus Luton Town.

Thomas Tuchel repeated this trick against Sheffield United last weekend, indicating how well regarded he is by both managers.

Edouard Mendy

Of all Chelsea’s shiny new summer recruits, Edouard Mendy has far and away been the most reliable.

Thiago Silva and Ben Chilwell make a decent argument, but injuries and Tuchel’s arrival have inflicted them respectively.

Mendy meanwhile hasn’t been affected by the changeover of coaches, nor been struck down by injuries.

The £22m (Sky Sports) that Chelsea forked out to secure him from Rennes last September now looks like an absolute bargain.

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LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 08: Edouard Mendy of Chelsea in action during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on March 08, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

His record of 18 clean sheets in 32 matches for the Blues rivals that of legendary goalkeeper Petr Cech.

Although he is someway off gaining similar status, Mendy is certainly on the right pathway to do so.

Andreas Christensen  

This is something of a last-minute addition, but one that’s thoroughly deserved.

Many people had written Andreas Christensen off after he was excluded by Lampard.

He fell so far down the pecking order, some questioned if he would ever play for Chelsea again.

Fast forward several months and the Danish international is almost undroppable.

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LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 08: Andreas Christensen of Chelsea passes the ball whilst under pressure from Gylfi Sigurdsson of Everton during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on March 08, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Glyn Kirk – Pool/Getty Images)

Tuchel was partially forced into selecting Christensen following Silva’s injury against Tottenham Hotspur.

But what a move it turned out to become.  

Chelsea have conceded just once since Christensen came back into the fold permanently.

Perhaps the biggest compliment to be paid is that Silva will struggle get back into the team at this rate.

Honourable mentions

Mateo Kovacic

N’Golo Kante

Antonio Rudiger

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