Tuesday January 2 2018
Gabigol returned to Santos?

Santos are reportedly close to bringing Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa back on loan from Inter just 18 months after his €29.5m move.

The striker was never given a Serie A start in his season at San Siro, while he has also struggled to make any impact during his loan spell at Benfica.

It’s widely reported the Portuguese club want to interrupt the loan early and return him to Inter after one goal in just five competitive appearances.

A move back to Brazil is very likely and there are several clubs interested, including Flamengo and Sao Paulo.

However, Tuttomercatoweb claim Santos are working hard on a reunion, as they are the club where he was born and raised.

Inter hope Gabigol can rediscover his confidence in Brazil so they can get at least some of their money back with a summer sale.

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