Given the obstacles the club has faced over the years, the UEFA Champions League has become a sort of dream for every Chelsea fan.
Be it poor refereeing decisions or bad luck, Chelsea have never quite been able to go all the way, even when they deserved to be crowned champions. Chelsea have become a top-rung European club in the Abramovich era, but the only thing missing from their glittering trophy cabinet is the European champions crown.
The Special One failed and four other managers came and tried, but still the European crown eludes Chelsea. Andre Villas-Boas has arrived at Chelsea and his biggest objective will be to land Chelsea a European winners medal.
In the following slides we take a look as to what Chelsea will need this season to crown themselves European champions.