Jones is out for the rest of the season, and Chelsea's planned summer raid could be delayed as a result.
The England Under-21 international is reportedly viewed as the ideal defensive addition to Chelsea's squad.
At 18, Jones is already a Blackburn regular and has earned rave reviews for his mature performances this season.
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Meanwhile, Blackburn have targeted Charlie Adam as a possible first signing of the Venky's era. (Daily Mirror)
Caretaker manager Steve Kean wants the Blackpool midfielder at Rovers, but he may have to battle with Stoke to make it happen.