Jose Mourinho is hoping to win the race to sign Marco Reus after sounding the Borussia Dortmund playmaker's agent about a potential move to Stamford Bridge. (Daily Star)
The Chelsea boss has already held discussions with Volker Struth directly, in an attempt to convince the Germany international to choose west London.
Spanish newspaper Marca recently claimed that Real Madrid have first option on signing Reus, but Bayern Munich remain the bookies favourites to land the £20 million-rated star.
The 25-year-old has attracted additional interest from Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Barcelona, but if Mourinho gets his way then it will be the colours of Chelsea that Reus is wearing next season.
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Chelsea will have to break the British transfer record if they are serious about signing Ross Barkley after Everton revealed they would only accept offers of £60 million. (The Express)
The 20-year-old midfielder is widely regarded as one of the brightest young talents in the country, but the Blues will have to spend big to lure him to Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says he would look to leave Stamford Bridge if he was in the same position as his current understudy Petr Cech. (Sky Sports)
The 22-year-old has dislodged the veteran custodian from his No.1 spot in west London, and sympathises with him after suggesting he's too good to sit and warm the bench every week.
Jose Mourinho is willing to let Mohamed Salah leave Chelsea during the January transfer window after failing to establish himself at Stamford Bridge. (London Evening Standard)
The Egypt international has found first-team opportunities difficult to come by this season, and has been tipped for a swift exit in 2015.
Former Chelsea striker Demba Ba claims it was best to avoid Jose Mourinho after a defeat during his short stint working under the Portuguese coach at Stamford Bridge. (Daily Star)
The Senegalese star has warned his former team-mates they will need to maintain their unbeaten start to the new season if they are to avoid the Blues boss' wrath.
Chelsea are set to join Arsenal in the hunt for Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte. (The Express)
The £32 million-rated star has attracted widespread Premier League interest, and Jose Mourinho is the latest admirer to prepare an offer when the transfer window reopens in January.