The Daily Star reports that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is keen to bring in the 28-year-old in January as cover for Olivier Giroud.
Wenger considered making a move for Ba last summer after having failed to sign the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Luis Suarez and Karim Benzema.
Ba has failed to make the expected impact at Chelsea since joining the club from Newcastle United.
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Since Guus Hiddink arrived at the helm, Chelsea have improved considerably after a tricky start to the campaign.
Newcastle United are staring down the barrel of relegation to the Championship for the second time in the past eight years.