This season they have been either very good or very bad, and despite the return of their equivalent of God, Jose Mourinho, they have not been all that. Defeats on the road and near misses at home have become an issue.
Mourinho is looking to the January transfer window to strengthen his squad and invest in a couple of players. Most people seem to be talking about either a defender or a forward, but it is the middle of the park our landlord wants us to focus on today.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi has been linked with a move to the Premier League for a while now – and it is not just Chelsea who are considering the swoop. If Mourinho and his men want to land the defensive midfielder, they will have to put in some hard work, but, according to our punters however, it will be worth it.
The 26 year old has looked increasingly impressive of late and should have a couple of decent pre-contract agreements on his plate come the winter should he want them.
With that in mind, we have put together a list of five things you may not know about the French International.