Robert Lewandowski has time and again stated his intention to leave Borussia Dortmund when his contract expires.
To avoid losing him for nothing, the Bundesliga outfit are reportedly willing to accept a £7m fee from a Premier League club in January in order to make sure he doesn't sign for rivals Bayern Munich.
With three faltering strikers in Fernando Torres, Demba Ba and Samuel Eto'o, Jose Mourinho needs to sign a top class forward to compliment a top-class midfield.
Lewandowski will take some convincing to join Chelsea, but if any one can The Special One can.
The Polish international would represent a significant swoop and may give Chelsea the edge in the title race.