Rodriguez looks to be heading out of the Bernabeu this summer.
It's left Blues boss Antonio Conte having to switch his sights elsewhere with Swansea forward Fernando Llorente and Torino attacker Andrea Belotti mentioned as potential targets this past week.
Mourinho has grown frustrated in recent weeks about the club's major inactivity so far in the transfer window as the club's major arrival this summer has been Sweden global, Victor Lindelof.
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There's a problem: Real seemed to want €90m for their man, United not willing to go above €80m. However, a move to Chelsea would make sense.
But could James move to Bayern instead? However, the Premier League champions entering the fray could change things. It is reported that Perez is keen to kill two birds with one stone, and has given Chelsea the opportunity to help him do that.
The 24-year-old was always Conte's first-choice, but the Chelsea hierarchy preferred Lukaku.
The German worldwide joins back-up goalkeeper Willy Caballero as a summer signing, but much more is expected from the Premier League champions between now and the start of the new campaign.