The players to be bought and sold in the summer to improve the Blues.
As the season draws to a close there is still much to play for and Chelsea are fighting for both the Premier League title and Champions League glory.
Yet both are beginning to slip their grasp and there is a good chance Jose Mourinho’s return as manager at Stamford Bridge could end up with a trophyless year.
There are clearly some issues in the squad that the 51-year-old wants to rectify and here are five players we expect to be sold and five to be bought in as replacement.
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At £50m the Spaniard remains the west Londoners’ most expensive player ever and yet in over three years at the club has never justified that price-tag.
This term more than ever Torres has looked lost upfront and Mourinho needs a more prolific striker in attack to provide the goals the team are lacking.
Plenty will be lost on the sale of the 30-year-old, but with the Spain international’s huge wages also off the books it would be a sacrifice worth making.