Barcelona won’t let up in their quest for Liverpool’s attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho this late summer transfer window.
The Spanish giants had an underlying offered of £72m turned around the Anfield club a week ago, however, have not played Judas on the Brazilian.
Rather, Barca executives are said to have come back to London yesterday, as per Spanish daily paper Sport, keeping in mind the end goal to proceed with converses with the player’s delegates and Liverpool authorities.
Furthermore, the article includes that regardless of Liverpool’s request they won’t offer Coutinho, it is trusted they will offer for a “decent exchange figure”. That figure could well be in the district of £80m, report the Daily Star.
Coutinho marked another five-year bargain worth £8m a year at Liverpool back in January, yet Barcelona is declining to abandon the Brazilian.
Notwithstanding whether Neymar stays or leaves Barca, the club is urgent to add Liverpool’s playmaker to their positions.
At first it had created the impression that Barcelona would just stride up their turn should Neymar leave this mid year. In any case, their advantage has not wound down in Coutinho now that Neymar is influencing towards remaining at the Nou Camp. Actually, even Neymar himself is sharp for Coutinho to hop on board to twofold the quantity of Brazilians in the Barca positions.
Liverpool director Jurgen Klopp stays sure Coutinho will remain on Merseyside.
“Everybody realizes that Phil Coutinho is a key player for us. I realize that he feels totally more than fine, agreeable, whatever, in Liverpool,” Klopp said.