Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea:
The Premier League champions are desperate to land Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain, according to the Metro.
The Blues will have to trigger his release clause however, which means that the Serie A side would pocket £63.9m.
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly monitoring Jose Mourinho in an attempt to possibly lure the Special One to Parc des Princes, according to the Daily Express.
The report claims that the Portuguese’s relationship with the Chelsea hierarchy is strained once again following a series of incidents.
The Stamford Bridge side’s hopes of landing John Stones appear to have been boosted after Everton lined up another potential replacement, the Daily Star report.
The Toffees are eyeing up a move for Swansea stalwart Ashley Williams.
However, the Blues reportedly fear that they will miss out on the 21-year-old, with both Manchester clubs in the race for the defender, the Daily Express claim.
Chelsea are planning to make a £30m bid to try and complete the move.
Finally, Roma are hoping to tempt the Blues into selling Kurt Zouma by making a £25m offer for the centre-back, the Daily Mirror claim. However, they would also be keen on a loan deal.
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