Barcelona has decided on what it will cost any interested buyers for Philippe Coutinho.
According to Mirror.co.uk Barcelona are willing to take a sizeable loss on the Brazillian international.
With add-ons earned through his appearances and performances for the Catalonians, the total price is around the 135 million Euro mark. He is apparently available for 120 million.
That’s is a significant loss considering he has only been in Spain since last year.
He is not the only Barcelona superstar up for grabs at a cut price either. Rumour has it that Ousmane Dembele could leave too.
Both players have struggled to settle at the Camp Nou since there respective arrivals from the Premier League and the Bundesliga.
A possible return to Anfield fro Coutinho has been ruled out. With Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp seeing it as unfeasible.
He said: “It’s not about that. I like Phil, I think he’s a fantastic footballer and all that stuff, but it would be a big, big, big, big, big, big, big, big-money signing and it’s not our year for that.”
The reason behind all this need to generate cash, Mr. Neymar Jr.
Coutinho’s fellow Brazil international has made no secret of his desire to leave PSG. He has also made no secret of his desire to return to Catalonia.
The only hold up seems to be that Paris Saint Germain are bound determined to recoup their 220 million euro investment.
Barcelona has already tried to throw this player and that player (including both the aforementioned) as part of the deal to the French Champions. The only thing they are interested in is cold hard cash.
They have no problem letting Neymar go.
The club has clearly stated they only want players that want to be there. They only want players that represent their core values, and demonstrate that on and off the field.
Neymar has had a torrid time with behavioral issues of late. Leading to an upcoming Champions League suspension and being stripped of his national team captaincy.