The Daily Star says Mourinho has virtually given up on winning the title after Saturday's shock 3-2 defeat at Stoke.
But he will tell Stamford Bridge sugar daddy Roman Abramovich he needs to spend big to stop the club slipping out of the 'big four'. The Chelsea boss is ready to bin Fernando Torres, Demba Ba and Samuel Eto'o, who have managed just four league goals between them all season.
Mourinho ripped into his front men at the weekend and knows major surgery is needed on an ageing Chelsea squad that last won the league title in 2010.
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