Chelsea have increased their level of involvement in the transfer window with just 24 hours to the close of the transfer market.
In other Chelsea news, the Blues are set to confirm the signing of Real Madrid star Mateo Kovacic on a season-long loan, according to Daily Star.
The Croatian striker, who rejected an offer to work with Mourinho last week, is set to join the Blues after agreeing to terms and conditions.
After impressing with the Croatian national team during the FIFA 2018 world cup in Russia, Kovacic has made up his mind to move to another club this summer so as to get much playing time in the coming season.
Having seen how wasteful Morata was during community shield against Manchester City on Sunday, Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri believes there is a need to find a hitman, who will carry the club’s goalscoring burden when the 2018-19 season begins this weekend.
Meanwhile, Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is on his way to AC Milan, according to the same source. The former Monaco player joined the Stamford Bridge outfits last summer for £40m but he didn’t impress during Conte’s reign as manager.
The Serie A side are on the brink of striking a loan deal with the Blues for his signature.