Borussia Dortmund have slapped a €130 million price-tag on English whizkid Jude Bellingham, a target for Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea.
Thomas Tuchel has admitted that Romelu Lukaku is being overplayed while taking a swipe at the regular international breaks.
Thiago Silva and Reece James are set to return but Christian Pulisic remains unavailable ahead of Chelsea's game on Wednesday against Malmo.
Real Madrid are reportedly preparing an offer for Sevilla's French defender Jules Kounde for the summer but could face competition from Chelsea.
Romelu Lukaku has lately struggled for form, and former Italian striker Antonio Cassano believes he may not be suited to Chelsea
Chelsea will be aiming to bounce back to winning ways in the UEFA Champions League when they welcome Malmo to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Chelsea have reportedly handed 16-year-old Welsh prospect Daniel Davies a trial as they look to bolster their youth ranks with a left-sided full-back.
Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is reportedly on the radars of cash-rich Newcastle United who are in the market for reinforcements in January.
Darren Bent has urged Manchester United to emulate Chelsea's sacking of club legend Frank Lampard and show Ole Gunnar Solskjaer the exit doors.
Barcelona and Chelsea are reportedly among the clubs who have been offered the chance to sign Matthijs de Ligt next summer.