Sport Mediaset believe that Chelsea could offer Fernando Torres in part-exchange for Milan youngster Stephan El Shaarawy.
The Premier League side are said to be frustrated with Napoli's stalling over their move for Edinson Cavani.
And the website claims that the 20-year-old Rossoneri forward is their plan B in case a move for the Uruguay international goes amiss.
Reports yesterday in the Italian Press insisted that Jose Mourinho's side would try and bid for El Shaarawy, but news today confirms that Torres may be added into the equation.
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's World Cup tipster competition - £10,000 to be won!