THE TRANSFER window, thankfully, has passed and some of the bigger clubs have been ominously quiet. Tottenham and Manchester United, and to a certain degree, Chelsea, have not had a brilliant time. Chelsea’s activity in the market at the 11thhour, was out of necessity. Thibaut Courtois was obviously going to leave and he had long targeted Real Madrid as the place he wanted to go. Receiving £ 31.5 million for a player of his quality was cheap business for the European champions, but then Chelsea had to spend big on a relatively unknown quantity – £ 72 million on Kepa Arrizabalaga was a brave move, but also reminded us that the club still has massive financial backing. But Chelsea’s other deadline acquisition, Mateo Kovačic,…