[GOSIP TRANSFER] Barcelona Achieved Agree With Liverpool For Coutinho
Barcelona reached an agreement with Liverpool for Philippe Coutinho’s price after the Brazilian star pressed the Reds to allow him to leave, according to Spanish ESPN sources Bandar Bola.
Coutinho is rumored to be joining Barcelona at a price of 90 million Euros (about Rp 1.4 trillion). But the cost can be increased with a bonus can reach 120 million Euro (about Rp1, 87 trillion). Barcelona seem to start spending 222 million euros earned on sale from Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain.
The delegation from Barcelona chaired by club executive Oscar Grau left for Liverpool on Monday night (7/8) to finish negotiations by Spanish ESPN sources.
Liverpool reportedly turned down an offer of 80 million Euros from Barcelona last month. Manager Jurgen Klopp said Barcelona better save their energy rather than hunt Coutinho. He also once confirms Coutinho is not for sale. However, after Coutinho spoke with Klopp about his desire to leave, he could not do much.
Barca are interested in Coutinho to replace Neymar who moved to PSG although he may not immediately replace the role of compatriot. Coutinho is actually Barcelona’s old target to replace Andres Iniesta.
Earlier this summer there were reports saying Neymar wanted to take Coutinho to Paris, but the attacking midfielder prefers Barcelona. Now he has a chance to fill the role of Neymar on the left side of Ernesto Valverde’s line-up. But there is the possibility he will be a central midfielder.
Barcelona while it is rumored to still targeting Dortmund winger, Ousmane Dembele. German media claimed Barcelona representatives had already left for Dortmund to offer about 120 million Euros to BVB. (Source: espnfc.com)