"It depends who these new owners are". And they are disproportionately likely to meet again in the 2017-18 Round of 16.
That is undeniably true.
The defending champions drew 1-1 with La Liga giants Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night to secure a place in the Champions League last-16 draw.
Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta is determined to beat his record of starting 74 consecutive Premier League matches after Antonio Conte brought an end to his incredible run. The draw will be live streamed on Eurosport 1 and right here on Eurosport.co.uk and through the mobile app.
Chelsea have won the Premier League title in two of the past three seasons to dominate the English top flight.
Conte added: "You must be ready to face the best teams".
No country has ever had five clubs in the knockout stage with the previous best being four from the same nation - achieved on several occasions by England, Spain and Germany.
The draw for the Last 16 will commence in Nyon on Monday afternoon.
Chelsea qualified in second position in Group C, behind AS Roma.
If a move away wasn't guaranteed already, it most certainly is, and could even occur next month.
WHICH current Champions League players have made over 100 appearances in the competition? BT Sport also partnered last year with LiveLike to stream football matches in virtual reality. The Blues boss wanted a string of world-class reinforcements during the summer and he received but a few.
"We have to see". We managed to get more points off the team which finished top than the team who finished bottom. "For us it's very important to look at ourselves". You have to play a lot of games. Simeone said: "I wouldn't say it's a failure, because we knew this could happen".