. Chelsea FC are set to secure Jose Mourinho’s future by tying the manager down on a 4 year contract as per reports in The Sunday Times.

Chelsea FC manager Jose Mourinho is on the verge of signing a new four-year deal that will affirm his status as the Premier Leaguea s best-paid football manager.

Chelsea FC won the Premier League quite comfortably last season. The club are rewarding the manager along with his Portuguese assistants Rui Faria and Silvino Louro with new deals.

Chelsea have set their sight on the Champions League next season and have backed the manager with both, contract for his staff and himself, as well as funds to secure three new signings in order to compete with Manchester United, Arsenal FC, and Manchester City. The trio are expected to invest heavily in the market.

Jose Mourinho had come out and said that the club will make three new signings. However, he has made it clear that the priority remains to retain the current bunch of players and adding to the competition in his squad.

Chelsea FC are locked in a battle with Manchester United for the signature of Brazilian centre back Joao Miranda from Atletico Madrid who is away for the Copa America.

Reports also suggest that Chelsea FC are considering a 14 million pound bid for Toby Alderweireld following an impressive first season in the premier league.

The club are also thought to be close to competing the signing of Manchester United flop Radamel Falcao with reports stating the player has agreed personal terms with Chelsea FC.