Frank Leboeuf has proclaimed himself 'disgusted' with Chelsea and fears Todd Boehly will 'kill the club' as they languish in mid-table.
The Stamford Bridge legend isn't happy with the way his former club have started the season under new manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Despite over £1billion of investment in players since American owner Boehly took over last year, the Blues sit 14th in the Premier League having won just one of their opening six games.
There was a little respite on Wednesday night as Chelsea beat Brighton 1-0 to reach the Carabao Cup fourth round to set up a home tie with Championship club Blackburn.
But former defender Leboeuf has taken aim at how Chelsea are being run, saying it is hampering their prospects of signing the world's best players.
'Let's be realistic - Chelsea are a mid-table club,' he told CasinosEnLigne.com.
'Attracting players will be tough and players like [Kylian] Mbappe won't want to come. The big players want to play in the Champions League.
'Arsenal had that problem for years, and so did Manchester United. Top players won't come to Chelsea because the club has fallen.
'It's unbelievable what the club has become just two years on from their Champions League win. I'm disgusted with it.
'I have nothing against Todd Boehly, but they need to change things quickly or else they'll kill the club.
'I'd say the people in charge of recruitment are the most to blame. It's OK to sign young players to long contracts if they're committed, but the board has forgotten to balance the team.
'The spine of the team is very young apart from [Thiago] Silva and there's not much experience there. Even Enzo Fernandez looks very young, despite knowing the game inside out.'
Leboeuf added: 'I don't see the leadership, andRead on m.allfootballapp.com