Last season, Chelsea opted to loan out 23 of their players and still managed have a full squad for the eight competitions they took part in.
Perhaps even more astonishing is the fact that of the 23 shipped out, 15 were loaned to top flight clubs.
Without the success of the system higher than ever, the Blues have continued the same policy this season, with 12 players already sent out, including Thorgan Hazard (Zulte Waregem), Thibaut Courtois (Atletico Madrid) and Oriol Romeu (Celta Vigo).
Jose Mourinho revealed while on tour in Asia that several members of the first-team squad will also join them in leaving the club temporarily, despite the youngsters impressing greatly in the three matches on the 'Here to Play', Here to Stay' tour.
We take a look at which five players are set to shine out on loan, and where they could end up.
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