Ludogorets Razgrad manager Bruno Ribeiro says Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will send a number of players on loan to the Bulgarian club.
Ribeiro's men impressed in November after snatching a late equaliser against Liverpool in the Champions League and they will again be involved for Europe's most prestigious trophy, entering this season's competition in the second qualifying round.
"Jose Mourinho is like a brother of mine," Ribeiro Bulgarian media.
"We talked about Ludogorets and he advised me to come here.
"It is possible that some Chelsea players will join Ludogorets [on loan].
"I'll talk with Mourinho and see what happens. Without doubt he is going to help us."