Despite the terrible start that Chelsea and their fans have had to endure, there are many signs indicating that this period is going to be temporary.
Everyone at some point or another has a bad day and many big clubs have endured bad spells in recent times. The Blues have been going through one of their own since the start of the season and everyone associated with the Stamford Bridge outfit are concerned.
Many have analysed and pointed out the reasons why Jose Mourinho and his men are finding it difficult to win games and, most of the time, have correctly diagnosed the problems ranging from poor defensive displays, low confidence levels and inability of key players to hit top form.
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Mourinho knows what Chelsea's problems are and is the right man to fix them; that we can be sure of.
This is the first time he has had such poor run of results in his excellent career spanning over 14 years, so it may take a little time to work out a solution that will put an end to this crisis, but there is no doubt in my mind that he will.
A new experience
This is a new experience for him and for most Chelsea fans of this generation, so learn together and overcome together bearing in mind that the club is led by one of the best coaches this generation.
Another thing that can fuel optimism in the minds of the fans is the quality of players in the squad.
Yes, they may have lost some confidence and may lack concentration at key moments in the game but they are world-class. They won the Premier League title last year with relative ease.
Maybe complacency crept in, or maybe fitness levels aren't what they ought to be, but they'll get there. They are champions and you don't go from being a champion to a mid-table outfit over the course of one summer.
At the start of this campaign, many dreamt of the quadruple but with recent events many would be satisfied with a single trophy. Just stay calm and remain optimistic for the season is still young...