Barcelona could still see Philippe Coutinho leave the club this summer, despite manager Ronald Koeman deciding that Brazil could play a useful role in the first team next season. Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in the midfielder, but that depends on the future of the Hurricanes.
Coutinho is currently recovering from a long-term injury that ruled him out of the second half of last season. He will yet to play in any of Barcelona’s pre-season fixtures as he continues the final stages of his recovery.
Catalan clubs are eager to reduce their wage bills and were set to fire the former Liverpool star earlier this summer. But Cuomo changed Barcelona’s mind. Impressed with the midfielder’s commitment to training and persuaded him to retain his services.
However, According to Mundo Deportivo.Barcelona may have a chance to reduce their losses after Tottenham expressed interest in signing him. If they lose to Kane this summer, the North London club, which is interested in Manchester City, will move.
England are desperate to leave the International Spurs this summer, and have failed to return to training after their summer break. He is trying to force a move, but former White Hart Lane residents will only approve the move if the city meets the player’s £ 120 million price tag.
The Spurs will have to strengthen their squad if they lose their star forward, and identify Coutinho as one of the signing players as part of a possible reconstruction. Coutinho wants to return to play regularly and is familiar with the English Premier League Brazil international as he spends time with Liverpool.
The move could reportedly be either a permanent transfer or a loan, with North Londoners paying in full. Getting Coutinho’s wages out of the books would be a big win for Barcelona, who are struggling to register their new signatures due to their over-signed wage bill.
However, Barcelona’s football director is not in the mood to let Coutinho down. He will only approve a permanent move if it is an incredible offer, as the Camp Nou organization will try to reduce the loss to the midfielder, who signed a fee of around 14 5,145 million in 2018.