Where will Philippe Coutinho play next season? AS says he may not be at Aston Villa or Barcelona. There is a new candidate to buy the Brazilian from “Blaugrana”.
In the January transfer window, Philippe Coutinho went on loan from Barcelona to Aston Villa. This decision turned out to be a bull’s-eye – the Brazilian midfielder was revived and is one of the best players in the Premier League. In 10 matches he scored 4 goals and 3 assists.
However, it is not known if “The Villans” will buy “Cou” from the Catalan capital. Although the English agreed with “Barcelona” for a transfer of 40 million euros, and the player himself would have agreed to reduce his salary, a new candidate has just joined the race to sign a midfielder.
AS reported that Coutinho really wants to host Newcastle United at home. The Magpies family, which was acquired by Saudi billionaires last fall, have ambitious plans for the summer window and will be wasting money.
Newcastle are preparing heavily for Coutinho and Barcelona himself. In order to persuade both parties to choose a project for St. James Park at the expense of staying at Aston Villa or moving to Arsenal or Everton, which, according to recent media reports, also expresses interest in the Brazil representative.
“AS” confirms that “Barcelona” wants to close the issue of Coutinho’s departure before June 30, in order to correctly calculate this transfer in the budget for this season, giving him more room to maneuver in the transfer market before starting. of the upcoming competition.
The portal “Transfermarkt” estimates the 29-year-old Coutinho at 20 million euros. Previously, the Brazilian played for Liverpool, Inter and Bayern. On January 8, 2018, Barcelona paid 135 million euros for it.
“Bacon scholar. Incurable social media ninja. Professional travel aficionado. Beer buff.”