Chelsea transfer special: who will join in the summer - and who will leave?
Following their ignominious Champions League exit at the hands of Jose Mourinho's Inter Milan, Chelsea are making plans for a massive overhaul of their ageing squad in the summer .
Here MirrorFootball's Martin Lipton casts his expert eye over the players who could be coming and going in the next transfer window.
The Wish List
Fernando Torres (Liverpool)
Liverpool’s fight for fourth will determine if the Spaniard is available but Abramovich has already tried to sign him once
Chelsea planning dream team pairing of Drogba and Torres
Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich)
Old Scarface can pick from Europe’s elite and seems to be heading for Spain but Chelsea will pay top dollar to land him
David Villa (Valencia)
The Valencia ace did not want to leave Spain in World Cup year but this summer could change that
David Villa profile: 10 things you need to know plus video of him in action
Sergio Aguero (Atletico Madrid)
Not at the top of the list amid doubts over his size in the Premier League but on the radar
Chelsea want Sergio Aguero? 10 things you need to know about Atletico Madrid's Argentine ace
Marek Hamsik (Lazio)
The Slovakian schemer could see his price go through the roof with a good World Cup
10 things you need to know about Marek Hamsik
Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich)
Chelsea have had a look at the German and need to revamp their midfield
Bastian Schweinsteiger: 10 things you need to know about the Chelsea target, plus video of him in action
Jack Rodwell (Everton)
The hotly-tipped youngster is also in the frame although Chelsea do not want to pay over the odds
10 things you need to know about Jack Rodwell
Angel Di Maria (Benfica)
The Argentine flier is also in United’s sights and will cost £20million-plus
Angel Di Maria profile: 10 things you need to know about the Manchester United and Chelsea target tipped by Maradona
Maicon Douglas (Inter Milan)
Any doubts over the rampaging Brazilian’s off-field behaviour were ended by his barnstorming display down the right on Tuesday
Maicon profile: 10 things you need to know plus video of the Inter Milan defender in action
On the way out?
His contract running out and Chelsea do not want to pay him what he wants. The game of bluff is reaching the end-point
Luis Felipe Scolari’s first signing has never looked at home in the Premier League, just as was predicted
A key player since arriving with Mourinho but now seemingly eyeing the exit door and will be allowed through it
Left out of the Champions League squad and no obvious reason to keep him beyond the summer
Not scored a Premier League goal all season and never convinced the Chelsea fans
John Obi Mikel
Chelsea paid £16million in “hush money“ to Manchester United to ensure they got the Nigerian but has not lived up to that price-tag
Just 22 starts in the past two seasons and turns 34 in June.
Petr Cech’s stand-in was a disaster in the Manchester City defeat
Up in the air
Has been offered a one year deal but wants two, although keen to take a pay cut to stay in London until 2012
Contract talks nearing conclusion, likely to sign for three years
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