Barcelona have reportedly proposed to ship Philippe Coutinho again to Liverpool to be able to repay the debt they owe from his switch.
Coutinho joined Barca again in 2018 in a deal value as much as £142million, with £105million mentioned to be assured and the remaining in add-ons.
Liverpool are due a whopping £40m of that price nonetheless, a sum the Spanish membership can in poor health afford to pay amidst their dire monetary circumstances.
Spanish publication AS declare Barcelona chiefs have proposed sending Coutinho again to the Premier League membership in a bid to write down off the debt.
The Brazilian was a fan favorite at Anfield spending five-and-a-half seasons there earlier than becoming a member of the Catalan giants.
He was twice named participant of the yr between 2014 and 2016 and scored 54 targets in 201 appearances.
There was some controversy in the best way Coutinho pressured his transfer to Spain however relations nonetheless appear good between participant and membership.
Liverpool chairman Tom Werner mentioned on the time: “I solely have good issues to say about Philippe, however I feel he left Liverpool as a result of he wished to play for one of many two massive Spanish golf equipment.
“We tried to persuade him that we had the membership transferring in the correct path and that he might expertise nice nights within the Champions League if he stayed in Liverpool.”
Liverpool then went on to win the Champions League the next yr.
Coutinho’s time at Barcelona’s has not been a cheerful one as he’s struggled to cement himself on the membership.
He spent the 2019/20 marketing campaign on mortgage at Bayern Munich, making 38 appearances of their treble profitable season.
A severe knee damage hampered his return to Barca in 2020/21 and managed simply 14 appearances in all competitions.
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