Coutinho offered to AC Milan as a swap deal with Calhanoglu

The ex-Liverpool man has struggled with injuries during his time at the Nou Camp and only managed 14 apps altogether competitions last term.
Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho has reportedly been offered to AC Milan with the Italian club looking to exchange Hakan Calhanoglu after he left for Inter Milan.

Barca are looking to cut back their extortionate wage bill this summer, but according to Mundo Deportivo, a loan is that the only feasible option for the 29-year-old.
The Reds signed Coutinho from Inter for £12million back in 2013, making over £100m profit in their sale to Barcelona five years later.

Coutinho is currently in Brazil working to be acceptable to the upcoming season.

The 2020 Champions League winner has been eyeing up a return to Anfield, but Jurgen Klopp has not expressed any interest in bringing the playmaker back to the club.

In May it had been reported that Barca offered Coutinho to the Reds in exchange for waiving the remaining £40million they're still owed for the playmaker.

Calhanoglu joined arch-rivals Inter on a free transfer last month, leaving a void to fill in attacking midfield.

The Turkish international helped AC to a runner-up finish within the Serie A, bringing Champions League football back to the club for the primary time in eight seasons.

He scored 32 goals and produced 48 assists in 172 appearances for the Rossoneri.

Elsewhere, AC striker Rafael Leao has been linked with a move faraway from the San Siro.

Leao scored seven goals in 40 appearances altogether competitions last season but struggled with various injuries throughout the campaign.

The Italian giants are hospitable selling the forward with both Everton and Borussia Dortmund curious about striking a deal.

However, the 22-year-old isn't curious about a move to Goodison Park consistent with Calciomercato but would be hospitable moving to Dortmund.

The Bundesliga club have shown interest in Leao before but haven't made a bid for the player.

It was reported in April that Milan were trying to find £50million for the striker, with the Toffees and Wolves both interested, but recent reports suggest his tag are going to be around £30m.

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