Despite having a relatively low profile in this country, the name Gabriel Barbosa has been bandied about the Transfer Tavern a lot in recent weeks.
However, much like the Neymar situation a few years ago, the Blues now look likely to miss out on the Samba star.
According to Spanish outlet Sport, Serie A giants Inter Milan are expected to sign to the forward upon his return to domestic duty after the Olympics.
One of the brightest talents in world football, Barcelona are also thought to be interested, though could prove to be unwilling to compete financially.
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