Flamengo star Gabriel Barbosa, nicknamed Gabigol, is being linked with a move to the Premier League.
The 24-year-old has endured a tough few years, failing to make it at Serie A in Europe following a big money move from Brazil.
He subsequently returned to his home country and has thrived in that environment.
Per The Sun, Barbosa is now ready to make the step-up again, as he believes that he is in better shape physically and mentally.
Speaking with the paper, he said: "I feel at my best moment in my career, in full physical and psychological evolution.
"I am aware that I have to improve and that I can still evolve even more in the coming years, becoming an even more efficient striker.
"I am working my body and mind daily to achieve these goals.
"What I will do differently now is to evaluate the next steps in my career with more care."
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