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Philippe Coutinho transfer latest: Man United, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain touted as possible destinations for Barcelona forward


Manchester United, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain have all reportedly made enquiries for Philippe Coutinho.

The Barcelona forward has struggled to replicate the form he showed at Liverpool since his move to Catalonia.

Coutinho has not lived up to his reputation during his time in Spain

He signed in January 2018 in a deal reported to be worth up to £142million.

The 26-year-old has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou, and the Spanish press report he has plenty of suitors.

A host of clubs would be interested in Coutinho this summer

According to Sport, Barcelona are willing to let him leave at the end of the season, for the right price, with United, Chelsea and PSG all interested.

Sport’s front page story on Tuesday is ‘Brides for Coutinho’

UEFA would need to lift their transfer ban on Chelsea for any move to Stamford Bridge to take place, but Coutinho is reportedly seen as a replacement for Eden Hazard, with the Belgium international consistently linked with Real Madrid.

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The Blues also have a large contingent of Brazilian players, which would make the move more enticing for Coutinho.

His fellow countryman, Neymar, could try and persuade him to move to the Ligue 1 champions who are desperate for Champions League success.


Manchester United have also been linked with Coutinho for a number of months, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is believed to be keen on a potential summer swoop for him.

However, the Red Devils have a disadvantage in the race for Coutinho as, according to Sport, the player is unwilling to represent one of Liverpool’s biggest rivals having been on the Anfield club’s books for five years.

 

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