Chelsea will listen to offers for Olivier Giroud in January, leaving Michy Batshuayi as the club's only like-for-like cover for Tammy Abraham if their transfer ban is not lifted, according to DailyMail.
Head coach Frank Lampard also believes he can use Christian Pulisic as a false nine - with the American more of a mobile option than World Cup winner Giroud in his system.
Giroud is understood to be open to leaving, too, given the 33-year-old Frenchman needs game time ahead of the summer's European Championship. Italy's Serie A is a potential destination.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport are currently reviewing Chelsea's two-window transfer ban.
If overturned, with a decision expected before January, Lampard will look to bolster his squad. That could include bringing in a new back-up striker to Abraham.
Chelsea signed Giroud for around £18million in January 2018. He signed an 18-month deal and has scored five goals in 45 Premier League games.