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.
Yohan Cabaye is reportedly waiting to see if Marseille make a move to sign him before he will pen a new deal at Crystal Palace.
Ajax are bracing themselves for a bid from Italian giants Roma for the signature of in-demand attacking midfielder Hakim Ziyech.
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Ex-Celtic man Murdo MacLeod says it is inevitable Kieran Tierney will leave the club eventually but is not expecting him to go soon.
Bournemouth have announced first-team pair Baily Cargill and Ryan Allsop will both be released when their contracts expire.