Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho is still seeking to force the move to Barcelona, according to reports.
The player is pained that Liverpool did not agree to the move before the deadline lapsed. If Coutinho moves to the Nou Camp, he would play a central role behind Lionel Messi and recently acquired Ousmane Dembele while taking over from Andres Iniesta.
Coutinho is 26 years but he could play top level attacking football in Spain for the next four to five years. He wants the dream move; he sees himself there but Anfield doesn’t want him to exit. There are reports that the player might exclude himself from Champions League football duties with the hope of joining Barcelona in January.
Barca made three bids for the player but Jurgen Klopp and the Liverpool owners FSG refused to accept even when the player handed a transfer request. Both clubs have had a public spat on why the deal collapsed but the player remains a Red. Continue reading “COUTINHO STILL SETTING SIGHTS ON BARCELONA MOVE”