In fact, many European clubs, including Liverpool, Manchester United and PSG, have had their eyes on the Brazilian player for weeks, however he decided to join PSG.
It was expected that Coutinho would return to the Anfield and rejoin his former teammates, but he decided to start a new journey at the Parc des Princes.
The Spanish Newspaper Sport reported that the negotiations between Coutinho’s agent and the French club have been going on for weeks.
The 27-year-old has failed at impressing at Camp Lou since arriving from Liverpool in 2018.Indeed, he has been highly criticized despite playing his part in two La Liga title wins.
Barcelona are demanding a transfer fee of at least £80million for the player.
Barcelona’s midfielder is currently at the 2019 Copa America in Brazil with his national team. Brazil has beaten Argentine in a 2-0 win with goals by Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and Liverpool star Roberto Firmino.
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