The fans are fed up with the manager, the owner has been exiled and the club can’t even sign any players because of their two-window transfer ban.
However, there are still some reasons to be optimistic if you’re a Blues fan.
Chelsea can still qualify for the Champions League – most likely by winning the Europa League – and their transfer ban may be overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, with the appeal currently in process.
Should the suspension remain.
However, Chelsea have hugely talented loan stars littered around the continent – and a ban could be the perfect way for the Blues could to demonstrate just how good their home-grown players are.
talkSPORT.com has had a look at Chelsea’s current ‘loan army’ and assessed what a Blues team could like with some of their loan stars in the coming years.