The 33-year-old is out of contract in the summer and although talks are ongoing regarding a new deal at Stamford Bridge, the Ivorian may be interested in speaking with other clubs as well.
German outfit Bayern Munich are also thought to be keen on landing the striker’s signature, although they are willing to wait until the end of the campaign to pick him up on a free transfer.
The Blues are desperate to have the situation resolved sooner rather than later, and if an agreement on a new contract hasn’t been agreed by the turn of the year, the club’s hierarchy may instead look to cash in on the former Premier League golden boot winner.
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