Philippe Coutinho transfer news headlines this week

Arsenal could be given a boost in their bid to sign Philippe Coutinho due to a clause in his transfer from Liverpool to Barcelona.

According to the Express, Coutinho is 10 games away from triggering a clause that would see Barca pay another £20 million ($28m) to Liverpool, after reaching 100 appearances. (GOAL)

Barcelona face £20m transfer decision to offer Arsenal hope of completing Philippe Coutinho deal.
Arsenal's hopes of finally signing Brazilian star Philippe Coutinho could come true this summer, it has emerged. (FOOTBALL LONDON)

Barcelona are reportedly keen to push Philippe Coutinho out of the exit door this summer as a matter of urgency in order to clear debt they still owe to Liverpool for his transfer.

The Brazilian midfielder moved to the Nou Camp in January 2018 in a staggering deal worth up to €160million (£142m).

Both clubs agreed on a structured payment plan involving several installments and, according to Spanish publication Sport , roughly €50 (£43m) of that is still due to be paid to Liverpool. (MIRROR)

Barcelona broke their club record transfer to secure the signing of Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool in January 2018 but the move has not gone to plan.

The deal was the most expensive in the club’s history coming in at a reported €120m initial payment although things have not quite worked out as hoped.

The Brazilian playmaker has struggled to establish himself at the Camp Nou and Barcelona news sees him now likely to miss out the rest of the season due to requiring more knee surgery. (FOOTBALL ESPANA)
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