Brazilian striker Gabriel Barbosa will fly to Milan to try and iron out his future with Inter Milan.
The Chelsea and West Ham target is the subject of major interest, with the Italian outfit ready to sell this January.
Inter have stuck a €30m (£25m) price tag on Barbosa’s head, which could rule Flamengo, who were keen to sign the youngster on a permanent basis after his sparkling loan spell at the club last year.
The Sun report Barbosa will fly back to Italy with his agent to discuss the next step of his career.
The attacker, known as ‘Gabigol’, has also enjoyed spells away from the San Siro at Benfica and boyhood club Santos.
But his best form came in 2019, where his goals propelled Flamengo to the top of the Brazilian Serie A.
Starsport understands Barbosa has received offers from English clubs in recent weeks.
West Ham were the first British side to express an interest, with former boss Manuel Pellegrini extremely keen on the South American before his dismissal last month.
The Hammers are still interested in bringing the striker to east London but now face competition from elsewhere.
Gabriel Barbosa is wanted by Chelsea to rival Tammy Abraham
Chelsea have emerged as potential suitors more recently, with reports this week suggesting Barbosa is Frank Lampard’s number one attacking target this month.
The Blues are expected to offload Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi in the coming weeks.
Both men have played a bit-part role this season due to the form of first choice forward Tammy Abraham.
Barbosa’s arrival would allow both men to secure moves away, with Newcastle chasing Giroud and Aston Villa keen on Batshuayi.
‘Gabigol’ played against Liverpool in the Club World Cup final last month
The player previously told the Sun: “I like the Premier League very much. It combines technique, strength and speed. I always follow the games from Brazil.
“It really is…