The good news for Chelsea is that during the recent international break, nobody joined the list of the five Blues stars currently sidelined with injury.
With Victor Moses, John Terry and John Obi Mikel now short-term injury concerns, both Marco van Ginkel and Kurt Zouma are long-term absentees of course.
Compared to some of their Premier League title rivals, Chelsea have been fortunate in the fact their injury record has been much better than most in recent years.
Usually able to call upon their tight-knit group of top class performers, the true depth of Antonio Conte’s squad right now is the fact Cesc Fabregas isn’t even starting.
Sitting in seventh place heading into the international break, Chelsea take the first kick of domestic action again when hosting Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.
Looking to put a string of victories together to keep pace with the teams at the top of the table, This Is Futbol have today devised a list of FIVE Chelsea players who simply cannot afford to get injured heading into Autumn.