Throughout Chelsea's owner Roman Abramovich's 10-year reign, there has always been a willingness to complete some audacious objectives: achieve success domestically? Check. Win the Champions League? Check. Sign world class players and gain worldwide appeal? Check.
Build a successful youth academy modelled on Barcelona and Ajax? Not quite, but the signs of late are showing that the millions invested in nurturing potential stars from the club's base in Cobham could finally be set to pay off.
The Blues won the FA Youth Cup last year and in this season's NextGeneration Series, they reached the final before being beaten by Aston Villa in Como.
Defeat may have been difficult to swallow for the young Blues, but their time will come. Youth team coach Dermot Drummy would have been satisfied with the progress of his side, and there have been certain individuals who have shone.
Want to know who they are? Let's take a peek, shall we?