JOSE MOURINHO reportedly has his eye on raiding former club Chelsea for defender Trevoh Chalobah.
Chalobah has not featured much for Chelsea so far this season[/caption]
But he has featured in just one match so far in the new campaign – which came in a 2-1 victory over Leicester.
And according to Corriere dello Sport, he could be on his way out of the club in January.
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The Italian outfit were keen on the young defender in the summer window, with Mourinho thought to be calling for Chalobah as one of their main targets.
A deal could not be reached, but contacts made previously make a move in January all the more likely.
Chalobah joined Chelsea as a young boy and eventually broke through into the first team last season after loan spells at Ipswich, Huddersfield and Lorient.
He enjoyed a positive first season in the team but now appears further down the pecking order.
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The strength in depth looks set to limit Chalobah’s opportunities in west London.
And a move to Mourinho’s Roma could be the best option for all involved.
Roma have started their Serie A campaign with four wins, one draw and two defeats.
They sit sixth as a result, four points behind early pace-setters Napoli at the top of the table.