Chelsea travel to the London Stadium for the first time to face cross town rivals West Ham United in their second clash of the season as they both look to secure a quarter final spot in the EFL Cup.
Antonio Conte took charge of a sub-standard Chelsea squad in the summer and has failed to bring the most out of his players this season.
It was Conte's most crushing defeat in recent memory and one that has left the Italian and the Blues' faithful seething. Chelsea were torn apart by Arsenal in a first half blitz to give Arsene Wenger something to celebrate about on his 20th anniversary at the helm of the Gunners.
Chelsea won their second game in the Premier League, against a tricky Watford side at Vicarage Road, to maintain their 100% winning record this season.
Chelsea have been linked with several top players from Serie A side Roma -- including Miralem Pjanic, Radja Nainggolan and Kostas Manolas -- but Blues' vice-captain Branislav Ivanovic is the latest to be linked with a move between the two teams.
Chelsea FC forward Radamel Falcao is confirmed to be out of action for a few weeks after suffering a muscular injury.
Is the mere absence of Ivanovic the real reason for Chelsea's perceived improvement? Or have the Blues and their faithful just convinced themselves it is?
Champions Chelsea take on Aston Villa in a bottom of the table clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
English Champions Chelsea FC, suffering from their worst start in 37 years, have been dealt with another worrying news during the international break as Branislav Ivanovic was substituted due to an hamstring injury during Serbia’s encounter with Albania.
Chelsea face Southampton at the Stamford Bridge on Sunday looking to bounce back following their elimination from the Champions League at the hand of PSG in midweek.