Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas would love a reunion with Porto star Joao Moutinho.

The Telegraph says Villas-Boas has pushed the club to make a bid for Porto midfielder Moutinho.

But, it is believed, he accepts that the €40 million (£35 million) release clause for the Portuguese international is too high.

Meanwhile, the signing of Barcelona B's 19-year-old Oriol Romeu for £4.3 million means Chelsea will drop their interest in West Ham United's Scott Parker.

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