Philippe Coutinho has agreed to join Aston Villa on a six-month loan with the option to buy in the summer.
The 29-year-old Brazilian playmaker will rejoin Steven Gerrard, a former Liverpool teammate who currently coaches the Midlands club.
Coutinho had been linked with a number of Premier League clubs after failing to establish himself as a regular starter at Barcelona following his £140 million transfer from Liverpool in 2018.
“Aston Villa and FC Barcelona have agreed terms for Philippe Coutinho to spend the rest of this season on loan at Villa Park,” Villa said in a statement.
“The agreement, which is subject to the player completing a medical and receiving a work permit, also includes an option to buy and Philippe will travel to Birmingham in the next 48 hours.”