Demba Ba has admitted that Jose Mourinho has asked him to remain at Chelsea and that he will get a bigger role next season.
Chelsea stunned Liverpool at Anfield with a 2-0 win to get themselves back into the title race.
Chelsea were not their sharpest today, but Demba Ba scored the only goal they would need to take the points and keep pace in the title race with a 0-1 win.
A late Demba Ba goal sent Chelsea into the Champions League semi-finals on away goals.
Jose Mourinho confirmed that Demba Ba will not be leaving Chelsea in January with Fernando Torres expected to miss time due to injury.
Chelsea are prepared to offer Demba Ba to Inter Milan in January if it helps bring midfielder Fredy Guarin to Stamford Bridge.
Demba Ba's goal gave Chelsea a 1-0 win over Steaua Bucharest that ensured the Blues finish top of the table in Champions League Group E.
Demba Ba could play a bigger role for Chelsea during the next month because of the injury of Samuel Eto'o and his good performance against Southampton.
Demba Ba is a forgotten man at Chelsea and wants to join Turkey's Besiktak in the upcoming transfer window.
West Ham will likely pursue Chelsea striker Demba Ba after Andy Carroll suffered a new setback.
Valencia are interested in acquiring Demba Ba for a fee in the vicinity of £7million during the January transfer window.
Chelsea have signed Christian Atsu from FC Porto on a £3.5m deal but have immediately loaned him out to Vitesse Arnhem on a season-long loan.
Newcastle United have bid 1 million pounds to be able to loan former striker Demba Ba from Chelsea.
Chelsea are considered to be very close to signing Anzhi Makhachkala striker Samuel Eto'o for a fee of about £4m.