The Blues are currently under a transfer embargo, which has forced them to turn to youngsters who have impressed during the first half of the season, but they are hopeful of overturning the ban in time to sign players in January.
Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest news on possible comings and goings from Stamford Bridge.
Monday morning's headlines:
Chelsea 'demand Danny Drinkwater's full wages paid in any loan exit'
Aston Villa reportedly must shell out the entirety of Danny Drinkwater's wages if they are to sign the midfielder on loan from Chelsea this month. Read more.
Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur 'handed boost over Ajax forward Hakim Ziyech'
Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur reportedly receive a huge boost in their pursuit of Ajax forward Hakim Ziyech after the player was told that he could leave over January. Read more.
Newcastle United 'make loan move for Olivier Giroud'
Newcastle United approach Chelsea with a loan offer for experienced forward Olivier Giroud, according to a report. Read more.