Jose Mourinho has ignited speculation linking Chelsea with a move for Mario Balotelli.
Balotelli is said to be unhappy with life in Italy, with a return to the Premier League his preference.
And Chelsea are believed to be at the front of the queue, and Mourinho is doing little to dampen talk.
The Portuguese boss is looking to add another striker to the squad, and Balotelli would be a great signing for now and the future
As quoted on the Metro, he said: “In football you never know the future.
“Balotelli is with a big club at the moment but you never know the future.
“They want to keep the best players and want to keep the best Italian players. But Mario has already been in English football before.
“I’m not going to be manager of Milan or the Italy national team, but he’s a good kid and somebody I’d like to work with again.’