Liverpool are reportedly contemplating re-signing Philippe Coutinho, who’s eager on a return to England after a troublesome first full season at Barcelona.
As per the Day by day Categorical – The Reds offered the Brazilian to the Spanish champions in January 2018 for an enormous £142 million payment, which dropped at an finish his five-year keep at Anfield.
The 27-year-old celebrity arrived at Camp Nou with a sterling popularity, however he has since been unable to stay as much as expectations on the membership below the stewardship of Ernesto Valverde.
Coutinho solely managed to contribute 5 targets and two assists in 34 La Liga appearances for Barca final time period, with many followers and specialists criticising the playmaker for his below-par performances throughout the center of the park.
In response to Mundo Deportivo, Liverpool are actually eyeing a significant switch deal to deliver the Brazil worldwide again to Anfield, however they don’t need to fork out the identical payment they let him go for final yr.
The Spanish publication states that Coutinho is pushing for a Premier League transfer after expressing a want to go away Camp Nou this summer time, together with his present market worth set at round €90 million – as per Transfermarkt.
Liverpool have been very quiet available in the market to this point, with Dutch teenager Sepp van den Berg the one new arrival on the membership forward of the 2019-20 marketing campaign.
Jurgen Klopp’s aspect received the European Cup final season however simply fell in need of Premier League glory, ending a single level behind champions Manchester Metropolis.
There was some suggestion that the Reds lacked a inventive spark in midfield, which has arguably been lacking since Coutinho determined to simply accept a brand new problem at Barcelona.
He may not be welcomed again at Anfield with open arms by supporters given the way of his exit, however he would absolutely choose up from the place he left off on the pitch and rediscover his finest kind in a league which most accurately fits his mercurial skills.
Regardless of successful a La Liga title at Camp Nou, Coutinho has been unable to provide his finest soccer in Spain and Barca is perhaps clever to think about chopping their losses.
The previous Crimson might be the lacking hyperlink in Klopp’s beginning XI at Liverpool nevertheless it stays to be seen whether or not or not the membership decides to launch an official bid within the coming days.