BELGIAN pair Romelu Lukaku (pictured) and Kevin De Bruyne - two players out on loan last season - are both ready to be elevated to Chelsea's first team squad, according to Jose Mourinho.
But both players will discuss their futures with the boss first before any decisions are made about the season ahead.
Mourinho said: "First of all, I want to meet them. I think it's fair that the players are the first ones to know about their future, and to know about their future by their manager, by their club, and not by the media.
"I'm not just speaking in relation to Kevin or Romelu. I'm speaking generally. I've had the chance to speak with some of them. Others I didn't.
"I need to speak with them, meet them, we need to feel and make a decision that's the best for me as a manager, the players, and most importantly for Chelsea. Chelsea are more important than me and the players.
"But they are the type of players Chelsea have invested a lot into in the past, and it's my work to extract the best from those investments. Both of them are ready to come and be ready for my squad.”