However, reports have emerged the Togolese international is set for a return to London with a move to Stamford Bridge as the most probable, this is according to Squawka.
Chelsea have endured a torrid campaign in the Premier league and Diego Costa has fell out with Mourinho. Chelsea have played their recent league games without strikers and the Special One is setting his sight on Emmanuel Adebayor.
The Premier league defending Champions are looking to complete the deal for the player in January but he is expected to put pen to paper in January, per the report.
A lot of Chelsea fans and pundits believe Adebayor is not in the class of striker that Can save the season for Chelsea but it is understood that he will be a temporary solution before a more prolific attacker will be acquired in the Summer.
Chelsea are currently wallowing in 14th position on the Premier League log and the strikers have been failing to score. Costa has scored seven goals in the last ten months and Mourinho is looking to offload the temperamental attacker.
Adebayor is widely experienced; he has played for Arsenal, Manchester City, and Tottenham and was under the tutelage of Mourinho during his loan spell at Madrid.