Rumour Has It: Atletico target Aubameyang could leave Chelsea and wants Barcelona return

Former Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang only returned to London in September to join Chelsea, but his time at Stamford Bridge could soon be up.

The Gabon international has scored three goals in 16 games but has only started four times in the Premier League under Blues boss Graham Potter.

Chelsea have been active in the January transfer window, already bringing in Joao Felix, Andrey Santos, Benoit Badiashile and David Datro Fofana.


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang  is eager to leave  Chelsea  and wants to return to  Barcelona , reports Spanish newspaper Sport.

Aubameyang reportedly had interest from  Atletico Madrid  too, but FIFA rules state a player can only be registered for a maximum of three clubs in a season, but only play for two.

Any move for the Gabon international, who played for the Blaugrana earlier this season, could hinge on Atletico's interest in Barca's  Memphis Depay


Atletico Madrid  are weighing up a move for Leicester City's Turkish defender  Caglar Soyuncu , reports Italian journalist Matteo Moretto. Wolves are pushing to sign Brazilian centre-back  Felipe  from the Spanish club, according to the Daily Mail.

– Southampton full-back  Kyle Walker-Peters  has interest from Manchester United  and  Chelsea , reports TalkSPORT.

– The Sun reports  Manchester United  are also interested in World Cup stars  Goncalo Ramos  and  Mohammed Kudus from Benfica and Ajax respectively.

– Foot Mercato reports Fiorentina's Moroccan midfielder  Sofyan Amrabat  would prefer to join  Atletico Madrid  instead of  Liverpool  or  Tottenham . Fiorentina appear set to sell him for more than €50million after impressing at the World Cup.

– The Daily Mail says Marseille could receive a bid from  Aston Villa  for ex-Arsenal midfielder  Matteo Guendouzi . New Villa boss Unai Emery worked with Guendouzi at Emirates Stadium.

–  Leeds United  have agreed a deal that could be worth up to £35.5million (€40m) to sign Hoffenheim forward  Georginio Rutter , claims Sky in Germany.