Callum Hudson-Odoi’s representatives remain in talks with Chelsea officials about allowing him to make a loan move to Borussia Dortmund.
Sky Sports News has been told Hudson-Odoi would be open to the move as he wants regular first-team football, while still seeing his long-term future at Chelsea.
Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel is reluctant to sanction the loan and would prefer Hudson-Odoi to fight for his place.
A Premier League club has made an enquiry about a permanent deal for Hudson-Odoi, who has been an unused substitute in Chelsea's opening three Premier League games.
- Diogo Dalot to Dortmund rests on Man Utd signing right-back
- Chelsea transfer rumours: Blues near Kounde move
- Kante aggravates ankle injury in Liverpool draw
The 20-year-old has developed through the club's academy but has struggled to make an impact in the first team since signing a new five-year deal in September 2019.
Dortmund's Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich have also been interested in signing Hudson-Odoi with Chelsea rejecting several offers from the German champions in the past.
Meanwhile, Chelsea are still hoping to sign Sevilla defender Jules Kounde after selling Kurt Zouma to West Ham for £29.8m, although the player's valuation could prove to be a stumbling block.
Follow Deadline Day with Sky Sports
Time is running out for clubs to do business - the summer transfer window closes at 11pm in England and midnight in Scotland on Tuesday August 31 and you can follow all the Deadline Day drama with Sky Sports.
Follow all the latest transfer news and rumours in our dedicated Transfer Centre blog on the Sky Sports website and app, check out the latest Done Deals and watch the best analysis and reaction on Sky Sports News.