Chelsea are a Wayne Rooney away from winning the Premier League title.
Their destiny lies not in one dugout, but two.
The man with the mischievous grin at Chelsea needs the Scouser with the scowl at Manchester United.
Jose Mourinho knows the way to the silverware summit, but Rooney can lead them there.
Sunday's first-half demolition and second- half snooze against Hull City was not so much a resurrection as it was a renaissance.
Despite the impatient Russian dictator in charge, this isn't going to be a revolution but a restoration of monarchial powers.
The Special One is dead. Long live the Happy One - same man, different name, same result.
The return of Mourinho was very much a case of "as you were" six years ago - except up front.