Roma are interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Charly Musonda on a short-term loan deal in January, according to Sky sources.
The Italian club want a replacement for former Chelsea player Mohamed Salah, who will be away at the Africa Cup of Nations in January with Egypt.
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They see 20-year-old Musonda as a like-for-like replacement for Salah.
Musonda has been on loan at Real Betis this season but has struggled for form and fitness, starting just once under the La Liga side's former boss Gus Poyet and making eight appearances in total.
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The Belgium Under-21 international is now back training with Chelsea, but Sky in Italy understands he could soon be packing his bags again and heading for the Italian capital.