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Daily Schmankerl: Rafinha linked to Flamengo; an Aaron Ramsey to Juventus report; Bayern scouting Brazilian youngster; Mesut Ozil could leave Arsenal; and MORE!

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Rafinha linked to a return home (@Sky_Marc)

Bayern Munich’s versatile veteran might be heading home. Rafinha, the 33-year old reserve outside back, announced last week that he expected his career in Bavaria to end after this season and now it appears that he is planning for the next chapter.

Brazilian club Flamengo is reportedly interested in Rafinha, who still has much left to offer on the pitch.

@SkySportDE Info: Rafinha before returning to Brazil. According to our information, the Bayern defensive man wants to return to his homeland. Concrete negotiations at the advanced stage are taking place with @Flamengo @Sky_MaxB @FCBayern

It appears that Sao Paolo and Internacional are also potential destinations for Rafinha as well.

Report: Aaron Ramsey will make Juventus move in the summer (@FabrizioRomano)

Italian reporter Fabrizio Romano has tweeted that Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey will make a move to Juventus next summer.

Bayern, Manchester City, PSG, and Inter Milan eyeing Flamengo youngster (SempreInter)

Speaking of Flamengo, Inter Milan has long had a keen interest in the Brazilian club’s 18-year old forward, Lincoln Corrêa dos Santos. Now, however, Bayern, Paris-Saint Germain, and Manchester City are reportedly jumping into the fray.

Three clubs have made offers for Flamengo starlet Lincoln according to a report from Sky Sport. Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Paris St. Germain have all made moves for the 18-year-old sensation who has also drawn links to Inter in recent weeks although the report does not give details of any of the proposals made to the Rio de Janeiro based club.

Ozil’s future in doubt at Arsenal (The Evening Standard)

Mesut Ozil has become an integral player for Arsenal during his time in London, but even a player with his status is subject to scrutiny when his performance dips.

Mesut Ozil future at Arsenal will be reviewed at the end of the season after the midfielder and the club distanced themselves from the possibility of a transfer this month. There had been speculation the 30-year-old could leave during January after starting just three of the past 12 matches due to injury and, more significantly, head coach Unai Emery omitting him for “tactical reasons.” Emery was forced to deny rumors of a training ground bust-up earlier in the season but, regardless, Ozil has not played the key role many would expect of a player earning £350,000 a week.

It’s a Floss Flash Mob of sorts for the Polish Hitman (@FCBayernUS)

Robert Lewandowski has clearly enjoyed his time off.

Maybe training camp was a good idea this week (@FCBayernEN)

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