It's that time again. The excitement, the hope and the despair of the English football's transfer deadline day are just around the corner. The rumour mill has been kicked into overdrive and with things at Stamford Bridge running far from smoothly, Chelsea Football Club and its players are in the spotlight.
After 22 games, Chelsea sit in fourth position in the premier league, 13 points behind leader Manchester City.
Fourth position after half a season played means only one thing for Chelsea's players and manager—pressure. With Roman Abramovich and, more importantly, the fans, demanding more from their club, the time may have come for change. According to some sources, there are a few players on their way out of the London club.
But which rumours hold truth, and which are just newspaper fillers?
Here are five players that could leave in the next 24 hours.