Philippe Coutinho could be set for a return to English football in the winter window with Everton, Tottenham, Arsenal and Newcastle all expressing interest in a loan transfer.
It comes from Star of the day, the post claiming that the Brazilian international’s personal preference is a move to the Gunners.
Given Barcelona’s well-documented financial woes, this is a change that would obviously suit both the player and the club as the Catalan giants seek to cut their massive payrolls.
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It’s hardly unheard of to suggest the 29-year-old has had a scorching time in the Spanish top flight, with minutes this quarter scarce under Xavi.
The Barca legend seemed to offer hope of a new start for the playmaker, although few risks could be taken personally for a player approaching his 30s.
If it would be any bit strange to see the ‘little magician’ don anything other than the famous red jersey, a return to English football would most likely make Coutinho the world of good.