The Blues may make a move for the Italian before the close of the transfer window.
The former Napoli man arrived today to further bolster Claudio Ranieri's flying Foxes.
Tottenham forward Adebayor has already turned down Aston Villa, and now West Ham have pulled out of a deal.
The former Southampton favourite was just one of a number of figures in the game to be impressed by Manchester United's new hero.
Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk is wanted by Southampton.
The Spanish centre-back won two Europa League titles during his time at Atletico Madrid and also has a pair of international caps to his name.
Jordan Amavi has been highlighted as Aston Villa's best piece of summer business.
Manchester United are reportedly making a surprise move to sign Southampton winger Sadio Mane.
Arsenal host undefeated Liverpool at the Emirates on Monday night.
Nottingham Forest managed a 0-0 home draw with Charlton Athletic.
Tottenham Hotspur face West Ham United this weekend and, ahead of the match, Vincent Ralph predicts the Spurs starting line-up.
Tony Pulis has left his position as Crystal Palace manager by mutual consent just 48 hours before the start of the Premier League season, with a dispute over transfer dealings said to have prompted his departure.
As Arsenal prepare to face Crystal Palace in the Premier League this weekend, Vincent Ralph predicts the Gunners' starting XI.