Ghana forward Kevin-Prince Boateng has returned to Sassuolo after Barcelona declined to activate their option to buy after a six-month loan.
The 32-year-old Ghanaian had made a big impact in Serie A with five goals and an assist in 15 competitive games.
It was enough to earn him a dream winter move to Barcelona, but Boateng ended up only playing a total 123 minutes of football.
He has returned to the Mapei Stadium after the Blaugrana refused to activate their €8m option to buy.
The next move could be to stay at Sassuolo with Coach Roberto De Zerbi or seek a transfer elsewhere.
Boateng has previously plied his trade in include Tottenham, Borussia Dortmund, Genoa, Milan, Eintracht Frankfurt, and Las Palmas.
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