Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho has been linked with a transfer this summer, with former club Liverpool claiming he is his preferred destination.
The Brazilian has been a sensation since arriving at the club in January 2018, and was loaned to Bayern Munich during the 2019/20 season. With Germany deciding not to take up the option of a permanent deal, Coutinho’s future remains uncertain. However, it looks like he is on his way out of the Camp Nou this summer – one way or the other.
According to Catalan newspaper Sport, three Premier League clubs Leicester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing the 28-year-old, who is surplus to requirements at Barcelona.
The Spanish club, in turn, need all the cash they can get as they look to move as much deadwood as possible to balance the books.
Recent reports have speculated that the 2019/20 La Liga runners-up will try to sell as many as 12 stars this summer amid the financial crisis, including Samuel Umtiti, Ivan Rakitic, Nelson Semedo and Ousmane Dembele as well as Coutinho. are in the market with
However, Sport’s latest insist that Coutinho’s ‘main ambition’ is to rejoin Liverpool – the club where he spent five years, before moving to Spain.
It’s not the first time Coutinho’s interest in the Merseyside club has been reported – a few weeks ago it was claimed the player was interested in a possible reunion despite the 90 Minutes’ earlier understanding that the Premier League champions were not. Desire expressed. In the race to sign him.
Klopp is said to prefer the signing of Thiago over the 28-year-old / Owen Humphreys / Getty Images
The 28-year-old arguably played his best football at Liverpool, and could well jump at the chance to join a team that has won the Premier League and Champions League since leaving for Spain – where he Has struggled to establish himself and doesn’t come close to recreating his stellar performances.
Yet while rumors of a dream return to Anfield persist, even Sport added that Jurgen Klopp is still focused on signing the midfielder’s former team-mate Thiago, who has expressed his interest this summer. Want to leave die rotin.