Oscar hasn't even been in the Chinese Super League for a year yet and there are reports gathering that he is eyeing up a return to Europe.

The Brazilian made the much-maligned switch the Far East in December 2016, leaving Chelsea for a reported fee of £52 million and raking in a mega wage in the Chinese capital.

He's made a total of 31 appearances for the club, but Calcio Mercato say he could be making an early exit from the league and return to Europe.

Fabrizio Romano, who also works for Sky Sports and Di Marzio, reports that Inter Milan, who are owned by Chinese owners, want to sign the 26-year old.

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The Nerazzurri have been heavily linked with the former Sao Paulo and Internacional man in the past, and the talk is they remain keen on him.

A loan move with an obligation to buy to is probably the most likely proposition they can offer.

Recently, Oscar did an interview with Copa90 and discussed his decision to move to China.

"When I made my decision to come here, I was certainly thinking more of my family than of my career," he admitted.

"Because in my career I had other very good offers from big teams in Europe. But I thought a little more of my family, and after that - I am still young - I can return.

"Whatever decision I make, somebody will talk good or bad about it, you know?"

Oscar went on to explain that he had offers from Atletico Madrid, Juventus, AC Milan and Inter, and does see himself returning to Europe in the future.

"When I was talking with Shanghai, I was talking to big clubs from Europe, as well. There was Atletico Madrid, who I almost joined. I liked them very much and what they were offering me at the time. There was also Juventus, Inter Milan, and AC Milan. I had some options. But I opted for Shanghai and afterwards I can still return to Europe."

"I also arrived early in Europe. I arrived at the age of 19, 20 and remained five years at Chelsea. I won two Premier League championships, I played a lot - I won a championship with the Brazil team too.

"So although I left very young, I also started very young, but I can also think of returning afterwards too. This is in the future, which nobody knows, but right now I am very happy to have made this decision."

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Josh Lawless

Writer who specialises in football and wrestling. Listens to S Club 7 a bit more than a 19-year old lad probably should do.

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