With Aaron Cresswell ruled out for up to four months, the need for a new left back could become even more important than the need for a striker in the coming weeks.

Cresswell was a mainstay in the team last season, an ever present who could always be counted on. It is a huge loss, but one that needs to be dealt with efficiently and effectively by David Sullivan and Slaven Bilic.

There is no genuine replacement ready to start at left back against Chelsea in a few weeks time so who could replace Cresswell for the start of the season?

Click the gallery to see if it could be any of these.