The ‘Special One’ is believed to be in the market for a number of new players following his return to Stamford Bridge, as he looks to build a squad capable of challenging for the Premier League title.
19-year-old Draxler is thought to be a player the Portuguese coach is looking at closely, after being impressed by his performances in the Bundesliga.
The teenager only penned a new contract that runs until 2018 recently, but rumours suggest that a £38million release clause was written into the deal.
Mourinho is no stranger to spending big, and could offer that figure in order to force through a move for the starlet.
The sum would be extremely high for such a young player, but Draxler is widely regarded as the best rising star in his position in Germany, and somebody who could eventually develop into a world-class player.
Chelsea may even offer Kevin De Bruyne as part of any deal, with the Belgian – who spent last season on loan with Schalke’s domestic rivals Werder Bremen – having been impressive in German football.
Mourinho is believed to see Draxler as a potential long-term successor to Frank Lampard.
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