Liverpool Star Coutinho Claimed to Have Made Secret Deal

Kristopher Nichols
October 13, 2017

"I would be absolutely staggered if Liverpool sold Coutinho in January", he told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.

However, we're not talking about where to catch some sun in the winter months, but rather about the fate of one particular footballer: Philippe Coutinho.

Barcelona are set to make a £120m offer for Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho.

"We are ready to sign Coutinho or any other player during the January transfer window".

From Barcelona's point of view, the Brazilian will be cup-tied in the Champions League, which means there will be little value in signing a player they can not feature in their most important competition.

"Of course they are still interested in Coutinho, they've got everything sorted with the player, we've all known that for months".

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However, the player finally agreed to play in the Champions League for Liverpool during the first part of the season with after they promised to negotiate his exit in January.

"I would be gobsmacked if they consider doing business in January, absolutely gobsmacked".

Saga transfer of Coutinho became the center of European public attention in the transfer market last summer.

Barcelona had three bids rejected by the Reds over the summer, but the LaLiga side are ready to test the Merseysiders' resolve again when the transfer window reopens.

Barcelona's summer interest appeared to have an affect on Coutinho.

But Coutinho has shown in recent weeks just why Liverpool are desperate to keep hold of him, scoring against Leicester City, Spartak Moscow and Newcastle United. Let us know in the comments section below!

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