Barcelona will not block Rafinha from leaving this month.
Sport says the midfielder has been told he is free to find himself a new club before the market shuts.
A return to Inter Milan has been mooted, where he spent the second-half of last season.
If Rafinha cannot find a new destination, he has also been assured that coach Ernesto Valverde will register him for Barca's LaLiga squad.
However, his best chance of regular football is to leave this month.