The shortlist is now headed by Real Madrid's Morata, but with that deal now in doubt too, questions have to be asked about what is going on at Stamford Bridge.
Even after the surprising acquisition of world-class centre back Leonardo Bonucci from Juventus, as well as the confirmation earlier this summer of highly promising striker André Silva from FC Porto, Milan are not done.
Kasper Schmeichel's dad Peter Schmeichel was an absolute legend at Manchester United and it will be interesting to see if his son follows the footsteps of his legendary father at Old Trafford.
"It is a right of Madrid to ask for their players the amount they want".
"From the first day, getting Donnarumma to sign was our mission impossible", he said.
"It all happened so quickly [with Bonucci]", Mirabelli said. He was really close to signing, ' the midfielder told Spanish publication AS.
"He is a very important signing from all points of view".
The former Sampdoria goalie was in outstanding form for the Red Devils last season as Mourinho preferred him ahead of De Gea in the cup competitions.
Bookmakers have Aubameyang odds-on to move to Chelsea.
Whilst Real Madrid accepted a two-year loan and relatively cheap departure for James Rodriguez, they are holding out for 80 million euros for Morata. We worked with Gigio's willingness, and that of his family.
It remains to be seen where Ronaldo's future lies but Manchester United were inevitably touted as a possible destination for the 32-year-old superstar. It had been widely anticipated that the Belgian international would return to Stamford Bridge from Everton.