Chelsea plan January raid for Inter Milan whiz Balotelli

Chelsea are planning a surprise bid for Inter Milan striker Mario Balotelli. The Mirror says Chelsea want to nick Inter Milan whizz-kid Balotelli off former manager Jose Mourinho. The striker, 18, is rated highly by new Inter boss Mourinho but is in a contract dispute with the Italian club. Chelsea missed out on Robinho, and with Didier Drogba injured, they are short of cover. Italy Under-21 star Balotelli impressed scoring seven goals in 14 Serie A games last season.

Chelsea are planning a surprise bid for Inter Milan striker Mario Balotelli.

The Mirror says Chelsea want to nick Inter Milan whizz-kid Balotelli off former manager Jose Mourinho.

The striker, 18, is rated highly by new Inter boss Mourinho but is in a contract dispute with the Italian club.

Chelsea missed out on Robinho, and with Didier Drogba injured, they are short of cover. Italy Under-21 star Balotelli impressed scoring seven goals in 14 Serie A games last season.

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