The 17-year-old has cemented his place in Dortmund's first team since arriving from Birmingham City in July 2020 and has been in sensational form this campaign.
However, the Bundesliga giants would like to keep hold of the midfielder and are now looking to tie him down to a new deal, which would see his wages double to around £84,000 a week.
Chelsea have previously been linked with West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice, however their interest in him has seemingly cooled since Frank Lampard was replace by Tuchel at the beginning of this year.
Bellingham has played 44 times in all competitions so far this season, including two international appearances for England under Gareth Southgate. body check tags ::