Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has refused to rule out making a renewed bid for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney while the returning Portuguese boss remains open to a move for Anzhi Makhachkala's Samuel Eto'o.

The Blues have had two bids rejected this summer for Rooney, who handed in a transfer request at the end of last season at Old Trafford.

Eto'o, who is available as part of a mass clear-out by Russian giants Anzhi, has spoken of his desire to be reunited with former boss Mourinho alongside whom he fired Inter Milan to the treble in the 2009/10 season.

The Europa League winners have made four significant additions during the summer transfer window in Andre Schurrle, Marco van Ginkel and goalkeeping pair Marc Schwarzer and Henrique Hilario and Mourinho says Chelsea are in pursuit of further signings.

"I'm just a Chelsea manager and everyone else is looking to try to strengthen the squad we all say no but we lie," Mourinho said.

"To the last day of the market is open we are all waiting for something to happen even when we say our squad okay.

"We will see what happens with Man United and see if we can improve our squad that we like.

"I'm not lying when I say I like and when I say I'm enjoying working with them. I'm enjoying this process with my team," the Chelsea boss added.

"The public position but for me as a manager: I am happy that a player that worked with me and has no problem with me (said) that he'd like that journey again especially a player like Samuel who is a top player in European football.

"As I was saying we are trying to get a player and we will see what happens before the transfer window closes and we will make decisions."