Blues boss Antonio Conte made no secret of his desire to sign the Belgium international over the summer, however, the two clubs failed to agree on a fee.
Recent reports claim that Chelsea will return for the midfielder in January as Conte looks to provide further stability to his squad.
It’s understood that Matic will be allowed to leave as Chelsea look to ensure they have the finances available to get their top-target.
The former Cagliari man has featured nearly 80 times in Serie A for Roma since joining in 2014 and is currently contracted to the club until the summer of 2020.
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