Dzeko tops wanted list of Chelsea boss Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has wasted little time in plotting for the future upon his return at Chelsea, the Daily Mail has reported, as the ex-Real Madrid boss has arrived at Stamford Bridge with a list of five players he wants to sign – including Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko, Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi and Fiorentina forward Stevan Jovetic.

The other two players on Mourinho’s wish list are Shakhtar Donetsk’s Fernandinho and Porto centre-back Eliaquim Mangala, the newspaper adds. Mourinho has spoken of the need to add to the squad at his new/old employers, but insists he does not want to radically overhaul the playing staff.

We have to improve the team, and when I say improve the team, people are already thinking about how many millions Chelsea are going to spend,” Mourinho said.

But when I say improve the team I am saying improving by work. My work has to improve players and improve the team. If I don’t do that I am not happy with myself. If after that we can improve the team by buying a couple of players, then fantastic.

Mourinho also wants to keep Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea for next season, after the Belgium international enjoyed a successful loan spell at West Bromwich Albion, while midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, who spent last season at Werder Bremen, is to speak with Mourinho over his future amid interest from Borussia Dortmund, who are keen on a permanent deal for the 21-year-old.

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