Philippe Coutinho’s Spanish adventure has not exactly been something you would classify as a success.
The Brazilian star made the mega-money move from Liverpool to Barcelona in January 2018 but has struggled to make a real impact since his arrival in Catalonia.
Coutinho has buckled under the weight of his monumental £142 million fee, as the Barcelona faithful lost their patience with him towards the end of last season.
The 27-year-old was even booed on several occasion as he only managed to show brief glimpses of the kind of form he displayed while at Liverpool.
As a result, Coutinho’s future at the Camp Nou has been cast into doubt, less than two years after he made his dream move.
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It is widely believed that the little magician wants out of Catalonia and is eagerly looking for pastures new.
Some reports believe Coutinho could be eyeing a move back to Anfield where he played some of the best football of his career.
However, Sport are reporting that French club Paris Saint-Germain are leading the race for the Brazilian and that Coutinho has already ‘said yes’ to the move.
It would be a win-win situation for both clubs as it would pave the way for Neymar to make his much-wanted return to Spain.
For PSG, they would be rid of Neymar and his controversial behaviour, while they would be acquiring a supremely talented player with a point to prove.
For Barca it would make the process of re-signing Neymar a whole lot simpler.
Sport believe that the only way Barcelona could pull off a deal for Neymar would be in a cash plus player deal which is where Coutinho comes into the fold.
Coutinho is desperate to reignite his career while PSG, despite their millions, are still trying to find a way to dominate Europe.
It could be an interesting few weeks of negotiations between the two clubs.News Now - Sport News