It's certainly not for fun for their manager, André Villas-Boas, with Roman Abramovich's propensity of firing managers indiscriminately. Is the manager walking on thin ice?
That certainly seems to be the case with Chelsea out of the running for a Champions League spot if their position in the Premier League remains the same, considering the three-year revamp of the team.
Speaking of revamp, several players have gone during the January window, and it looks more are on their way out, for whatever reasons.
So, here are five players that Chelsea should ditch when the next opportunity comes up in July summer transfer window...