Chelsea are likely to make a late attempt to beat Manchester United to the signing of Barcelona forward Pedro, 28.
The Spain international has given United a time limit of three days to sign him, Mundo Deportivo reports.
Chelsea will also consider making a £40m offer for Everton defender John Stones, 21, after a £30m bid was rejected, Guardian says on Wednesday.
The Blues are prepared to wait before submitting a fourth bid of £40m, which may include Victor Moses or Bertrand Traore on loan, to see if Stones will ask to leave Everton, a report in Telegraph claims.
Fenerbahce will be ready to offer Chelsea defender John Terry, 34, a £2.5m annual salary in an attempt to lure him to Turkey, says Mail.
Branislav Ivanovic, 31, is set to become the latest player axed by Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, with new signing Abdul Baba Rahman poised to go straight into the team for Sunday’s trip to West Brom, Mirror understands.