Former WWE superstar Wade Barrett could be making a shock return to the company, just months after leaving in the first place.
According to Ringside News, there is already discussions going on about possibly bringing the Preston-born wrestler back to the company, with SmackDown LIVE the likely destination.
Barrett left WWE after years with the company following WrestleMania 32, and revealed his decision to leave was due to not liking where he stood and what his current position was.
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Despite being booked bizarrely in his final few months, Barrett enjoyed a relatively successful WWE career, including a King of the Ring win and numerous Intercontinental title reigns.
However, after being put alongside Sheamus, Rusev, and Alberto Del Rio in the stable League of Nations, it was clear that Barrett's days in the WWE were numbered.
In fact, half of that stable are no longer with the company, with Barret and Del Rio both leaving in the last few months.
Since departing WWE, Barrett has been very honest about his decision to leave the company, and he admitted that it was down to the way they were currently booking him.
The Englishman admitted that he wanted to take time away from wrestling in order to regroup and reconsider his future, but it looks like a return to the squared circle could be in the pipeline.
Ringside News are reporting that WWE officials have reached out to the former superstar and have asked him about possibly coming back.
Whilst finer details still remain unclear, it's a real possibility that he could return if he wants to, with WWE officials not holding a grudge against him for leaving in the first place.
As things stand with WWE, SmackDown LIVE would be the best place for Barrett should he return, as they are really lacking credible main event contenders.