Ramires is in negotiations with Chelsea over an extended Stamford Bridge contract.
The 28-year-old has held initial discussions with the Blues over a new deal despite having two years left to run on the agreement he signed in 2012.
Jose Mourinho sees the energetic midfielder as an undervalued member of his his title-winning squad and is looking to ward off interest from Juventus.
The Italians are considering a number of options as they prepare for the possibility of star Frenchman Paul Pogba, previously a Blues transfer target, moving on.
Ramires has made 147 appearances for Chelsea and scored 15 goals.
It casts further doubt over the future of John Obi Mikel who has fallen behind Nemanja Matic in the running for the role of midfield enforcer.