The Daily Express reports that the Italian sides face competition from Tottenham, who have not abondoned hope of signing the highly-rated midfielder.
Mata did not feature in the starting line-up in Chelsea’s defeat to Basel last night.
The 25-year-old has insisted that he wants to stay at Chelsea, but if he continues to be left out on the bench he may be willing to reconsider in January.
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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.