And according to the Telegraph clubs are being given an extra incentive as Barcelona have made him available on a free loan deal.
That news could potentially alert many of Europe’s top clubs and comes after the midfielder was told he was surplus to requirements at the Nou Camp.
Galatasaray has made inquiries regarding his signature this summer however a move failed to materialise and it is believed that he would prefer a return to England.
The Spaniards have put a knockdown £8 million valuation on Song’s head for a permanent transfer but will also entertain any loan moves.
In fact it could spark Premier League duo Arsenal and Manchester United into contacting the Catalans with both clubs looking for midfield reinforcements this summer.
The pair have made their chase for a defensive midfielder no secret having enquired about a host of players including Arturo Vidal and Kevin Strootman.