And so we go again.

With the season now all but finished for Chelsea, the cogs at the club will begin moving on summer recruitment. The Premier League title remains a possibility, but an unrealistic one.

A title challenge into May coupled with reaching the last four of the Champions League must be considered a qualified success. However, competing for major honours will not suffice next season.

Mourinho has been vocal on the need for investment and the club appear willing to spend if the rumours are to believed. Here we try and sort the probable from the pie in the sky and consider the FIVE most likely Chelsea signings.

Click on Alex Sandro to see who the other likely lads are

Porto defender Alex Sandro