The Lazio man has been in stellar form in the Serie A so far, and has thus earned plaudits from around Europe.
There was speculation surrounding potential offers from both Arsenal and Tottenham in the summer, but any potential move failed to materialise.
The Brazilian playmaker has all the attributes to cut it in the Premier League, and it's unlikely the north London sides will relent in their interest if they need to add a midfielder to their ranks in January.
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