Philippe Coutinho has joined Premier League side Aston Villa on a six-month loan.
The former Liverpool midfielder has been loaned out to Aston Villa for the remainder of the season.
The 29-year old Brazilian will reunite with his former teammate Steven Gerrard who is currently managing the Villians.
His transfer includes a permanent buy option and Barcelona can now finally register Ferran Torres who arrived from Manchester City this window.
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The official statement read: “FC Barcelona and Aston Villa have reached an agreement for the loan of the player Philippe Coutinho until the end of the season. The agreement, subject to the player passing his medical and obtaining a work permit, includes an option to make the transfer permanent.
“The English club will pay part of the player’s wages and the midfielder is expected to travel to Birmingham in the next few hours.”