Chelsea are preparing to make a bid for Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi, reports in the English Press have insisted this morning.
The Daily Mirror have claimed that new Blues boss Jose Mourinho sees the Giallorossi man as the ideal man to take the club to Premier League success this season.
The west London side are willing to offer €12m for the Italy international, but would be willing to up their bid to €15m.
De Rossi admitted last month that he felt disillusioned in the Italian capital.
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