Chelsea did not manage to win any silverware last season, with the Blues giving themselves too much ground to catch up Manchester United in the Premier League title race and losing to the same opponents in the Champions League.
It led to Roman Abramovich dispensing with the services of Carlo Ancelotti, although it appears as though the managerial vacancy could soon be filled by Guus Hiddink, who is set to be approached by the west London club over the next few days.
Hiddink has twelve months remaining on his contract with the Turkish Football Federation, although it appears that the lure of returning to Stamford Bridge might prove too strong for the Dutchman, who has already enjoyed a successful spell at Chelsea.
Hiddink was in charge of Turkey on Friday when the team drew 1-1 with Belgium, with the 64-year-old on a £4 million-a-year contract in his current role. Chelsea would look to try and land their man without having to stump up millions of pounds to wrench him away from his current position.
It has been reported that Chelsea have already paid out £35.7 million in termination payments to José Mourinho, Avram Grant and Luiz Felipe Scolari.