The transfer window at its best allows the punters from all over the globe who frequent the Transfer Tavern to wish with eyed wonderment as big name stars are linked with moves to their club.
Well, thanks to Brazilian outlet UOL Esporta, the fans in tonight have been greeted with one of the most blockbuster levels of rumours so far.
The Brazilian is one of the most highly rated defensive prospects in the game, though has struggled to oust the likes of David Luiz and Thiago Silva in the backline at Parc de Princes.
As a result, the former Roma star is believed to be considering his future with the Ligue 1 dominators as he bids to land more regular first-team football.
Barcelona are also believed to retain an interest, with the player said to dreaming of a move to Spain, though the financial might of the Premier League could prove difficult for the Catalan’s to contend with.
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