Joao Felix offered Premier League return four days after leaving Chelsea
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Joao Felix reportedly has an offer for a Premier League return four days on from his Chelsea departure.
The Portugal international joined the Blues on loan from Atletico Madrid in January and made 20 appearances in all competitions, scoring four goals.
Chelsea paid around £15 million for Felix's services, made up of a £9 million loan fee and £6 million in wages.
In total, he cost the west London outfit just short of £4 million for every time he found the net and £750,000 for every time he stepped onto the pitch.
But Chelsea will not be signing the former Benfica forward, with incoming boss Mauricio Pochettino not seeing Felix as part of his plans for next season.
He is slated to head back to Atleti, with president Enrique Cerezo saying: "We have been informed that Poch does not count with Joao Felix for Chelsea.
"He will return here, we’ll see… we’ve nothing planned."
However, a fresh report from the Daily Express says Aston Villa will be offered Felix in the summer.
The Villains, who will be playing European football next season after an impressive seventh place finish, were linked with Real Madrid star Marco Asensio prior to it emerging he will be signing for Paris Saint-Germain.
But a deal for Felix could be on the cards, with super-agent Jorge Mendes expected to make Felix available to a slew of Premier League sides.
Villa were one of the clubs offered the chance to bring Felix in during the January window, along with Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United.
But they were ultimately put off by his hefty wages, as confirmed by Unai Emery ahead of Villa's 2-0 victory over Chelsea in April.
"He’s a special player and was not totally impossible for us, but he wanted to play for a team in the Champions League,” Emery said in his press conference.
“We are realistic about how we can improve and how we can add players to improve our squad.
"He has a high salary and Chelsea paid a lot of money for that. I like him but we were never really in the running for him.”
It's unclear if any potential deal for Felix would be a permanent transfer or another loan deal but his future at Atleti appears bleak.