Ashley Cole admits Chelsea have to win the FA Cup to help make up for what has become a season of disappointment.
Chelsea take on Everton in the final at Wembley on May 30 in their last chance to land a trophy this term having .
"I wouldn't say winning the FA Cup would make it a terrific season because we're all still disappointed that we're out of the Champions League. But hopefully the Cup final will be a decent end to the season," Cole said in The Sun.
"Winning the FA Cup for the fifth time would be a big achievement in my life.
"A club like Chelsea has to win silverware."
The final is set to be interim boss Guus Hiddink's last game in charge of Chelsea.
Cole said: "Everyone wants Guus to stay but I doubt it will happen.
"But in the few months he's been our manager, everyone has shown a lot of desire and fight for him because we all enjoy playing for him so much."
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