You’d have got long odds on it four years ago but Philippe Coutinho’s move to Aston Villa in the January 2022 window has captured the imagination at Villa Park.
Coutinho joined Barcelona from Liverpool in 2018 for a fee of £142million but failed to make the desired impact at Camp Nou. Villa boss Steven Gerrard, who played with the Brazil international at Anfield, spied an opportunity and swooped to sign the attacking midfielder.
But he is not the first great player to make a return to the English top-flight. We take a look at 14 others who have left the Premier League only to come back at a later date.
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