Antonio Conte was evidently not content with Chelsea’s strategy to help him retain the title and challenge in the Champions League, though a late flurry of signings right before the window close certainly helped.
But the Mirror believes the Italian will be handed additional mid-season reinforcements, including long-term targets Alex Sandro and Alexis Sanchez.
Arsenal will have their resolve tested in January ahead of the intimidating prospect of losing the Chile international for nothing in the summer.
Juventus left-back Sandro will be the subject of another bid, likely worth £60m, after Conte waited on a second option with Marcos Alonso as the only position without natural cover now in the squad.
Arsenal look set to push ahead with a January sale to avoid losing Mesut Ozil for nothing next year, reports the Mirror.
The German playmaker has been linked with Manchester United on a free transfer but the Gunners will likely not wait that long.
The former Real Madrid star wants £350,000-per-week to extend his stay at the Emirates, but negotiations have so far not gone anywhere.
Inter Milan could also emerge as a possible destination with their newfound wealth and need for a classic No.10 to operate in behind Mauro Icardi.