Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is prepared to wait until the summer of 2015 to land Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Adrien Rabiot, according to The Express.
The report has suggested that the Blues, who have already landed Cesc Fabregas this summer, could still swoop for the youngster in this transfer window, but could look to get him on a free when his contract at the French giants expires at the end of next season.
It appears, however, that the Ligue 1 outfit are determined to keep hold of the player's services, despite Mourinho's interest. Suggestions have already been made that the French U-21 international has turned down a new contract offer from the club, with a number of stars in front of him in the pecking order in Paris.
PSG have already been involved in transfer business with Chelsea in this window, having purchased flamboyant Brazilian ace David Luiz from them. It remains to be seen, however, as to whether PSG can tie up a deal with Rabiot or face losing him on a free in a years time.
Portuguese tactician Mourinho is seemingly determined to build for the future. The 'Special One' has already has already added the likes of Kurt Zouma and Co. to his squad in recent time, as he targets long term success at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea fans will certainly be excited for the future, but will be desperate for the club to land silverware next term. The Blues only managed to secure a third placed Premier League finish last term, and were knocked out in the semi-final of the Champions League. Chelsea's busy summer certainly looks set to continue over the coming months.