Romelu Lukaku, a striker for Chelsea who earns millions of pounds, has been dropped to the U21s.
Additionally, the Belgian has not spoken to boss Mauricio Pochettino once.
Despite having a striker crisis, the West London club is eager to offload Lukaku this summer.
The previous season was spent by the former Everton and Manchester United great at Inter Milan.
The Belgian international has a personal contract with Juventus, but the Blues and the Italian powerhouse have been unable to come to an agreement.
Dusan Vlahovic wants to leave Juventus in a trade, but Pochettino is not a fan of the former Fiorentina striker.
Lukaku has already declined advances from Saudi teams, and the Belgian has no other clear suitors.
The former Inter Milan striker is now reportedly working with Chelsea U21s, according to The Telegraph.
According to the allegation, the Belgian has not spoken to Pochettino since the Argentine replaced Frank Lampard as manager.