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Philippe Coutinho unsure of Barcelona future

Brazil attacker Philippe Coutinho concedes that his future at Barcelona is far from secure. Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho has conceded that his future at Camp Nou is far from secure. The 27-year-old has struggled to make his mark for Barca since arriving from Liverpool in January 2018, managing just five La Liga goals for the club during the 2018-19 campaign. Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea have all been credited with an interest in the playmaker since the end of last season. Coutinho – away with the Brazil squad at the 2019 Copa America – has said that he is desperate to “succeed” at Barca but has hinted at a summer departure. “I have a contract with Barcelona, ​​it was always my will to succeed in this club. But now I am ...

Barcelona squad: Vote on who you think should stay or go

Vote on who you think Barcelona should keep or ditch during the summer transfer window amid speculation over the futures of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele. Barcelona‘s domestic dominance continued in 2018-19 as they wrapped up an eighth La Liga title in the last 11 years, finishing 11 points clear of Atletico Madrid and 19 above arch-rivals Real Madrid. However, the campaign was still regarded as something of a failure following a humiliating collapse against Liverpool in the Champions League and defeat to Valencia in the final of the Copa del Rey. While a treble looked likely in the closing weeks of the season, Ernesto Valverde‘s side ultimately ended up with only one trophy to show for their efforts, leading to calls for an overhaul of the squad this summer. Real Madri...

Paris Saint-Germain ‘still lead Philippe Coutinho race’

Paris Saint-Germain remain in the driving seat to sign Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho, according to a report. Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly still in the driving seat to secure the services of Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho in this summer’s transfer window. Coutinho, 27, has largely struggled to make his mark for Barca since a 2018 arrival from Liverpool. Jurgen Klopp‘s side are reportedly open to the possibility of re-signing the Brazilian ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. However, according to Calciomercato, PSG are still leading the race for the playmaker as Juventus have also dropped their interest. Coutinho – currently with the Brazil squad at the Copa America – recently admitted that he could leave the Spanish champions this summer in search of pa...

Barcelona want both Neymar and Antoine Griezmann?

Barcelona are reportedly keen on signing each of Neymar and Antoine Griezmann, rather than having to make a choice between the PSG and Atletico Madrid forwards. Barcelona are reportedly keen to sign each of Neymar and Antoine Griezmann during the summer transfer window. The Catalan giants have been linked with both players at a time when Neymar allegedly wants to leave Paris Saint-Germain and Griezmann will depart Atletico Madrid. There has been a suggestion that Barca may allow PSG to complete a deal for Griezmann, providing that they are able to secure a reunion with former player Neymar. However, Sport claims that the La Liga champions have ambitions to sign both attackers, despite the prospect of having to pay in the region of £300m. A double deal could depend on whether Barcelona are ...

Liverpool to re-sign Philippe Coutinho this summer?

Liverpool are open to the possibility of re-signing Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona this summer, according to a report. Liverpool are reportedly open to the possibility of re-signing Philippe Coutinho this summer. Coutinho scored 54 times in 201 appearances for Liverpool between 2013 and 2018 before joining Barcelona. The 27-year-old has won back-to-back La Liga titles during his time in Spain, but has largely struggled to produce for the Catalan giants, contributing just five league goals last term. Coutinho – currently with the Brazil squad at the Copa America – recently admitted that he could leave Barca ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. Paris Saint-Germain have been strongly linked with a move for playmaker, with the French club’s new sporting director Leonardo said to ...

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar looking for houses in Barcelona?

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar allegedly begins to look at houses in Barcelona ahead of a potential return to his former club. Neymar is reportedly looking at houses in Barcelona ahead of a potential return to Camp Nou this summer. The forward has spent the last two seasons at Paris Saint-Germain, contributing a total of 51 goals from 56 appearances in all competitions. However, speculation persists regarding a return to Spain as each of Barca and Real Madrid look to secure the signature of the Brazil international. Neymar is said to favour a second spell at the Catalan giants, and Gol says that the 27-year-old has already began to view houses in the city. PSG may be open to parting ways with the attacker, although it is unclear whether they would prefer a straight fee or for any deal ...

Philippe Coutinho admits doubts over Barcelona future

Midfielder Philippe Coutinho acknowledges that he is unsure whether he will spend another season at Barcelona. Philippe Coutinho has admitted that he may leave Barcelona before the start of the new season. The midfielder has put together a respectable record at Camp Nou since signing from Liverpool in January 2018, contributing a total of 21 goals from 76 appearances in all competitions. However, the 27-year-old has come in for frequent criticism from supporters, leading to suggestions that the Brazilian will move on during the summer transfer window. Coutinho was quizzed on the matter after representing his national team in the Copa America on Tuesday night, and the 27-year-old did little to quieten any speculation. The playmaker told reporters: “I don’t know if I will continu...

Liverpool ‘rule out Championship move for Harry Wilson’

Liverpool reportedly decide against sending young winger Harry Wilson back out on loan to a Championship side. Liverpool are thought to have ruled out Harry Wilson going back out on loan to a Championship club next season as they look to step up his development. The 22-year-old winger impressed on loan at Derby County under the tutelage of Frank Lampard last season, scoring 15 goals in 40 games to help mount their push for promotion. As a result a slew of second-tier sides are interested in his signature for the upcoming campaign, including the Rams and promotion rivals Leeds United. According to the Birmingham Mail, Liverpool have now decided that Wilson will be sent back out on loan next term but only to a Premier League side as they are keen for him to experience regular first-team foot...

Result: Misfiring Brazil held by Venezuela at Copa America

Brazil are held to a goalless draw by Venezuela in their second group match at the 2019 Copa America. Brazil missed the chance to book their spot in the quarter-finals of the 2019 Copa America with a game to spare as they were held to a goalless draw by Venezuela in their second Group A match on Tuesday night. The Selecao opened the tournament with a 3-0 victory over Bolivia on Friday night and would have been looking for another three points to ease their way into the last eight. Brazil had the ball in the back of the Venezuelan net on three separate occasions during the 90 minutes, but all three were chalked off, including second-half efforts from Gabriel Jesus and Philippe Coutinho. © Reuters Arthur for Fernandinho was the only Brazilian change from the Bolivia clash and the Barcelona m...

Paris Saint-Germain to wrap up Philippe Coutinho deal after Copa America?

Paris Saint-Germain want to wrap up a deal for Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho following the competition of the 2019 Copa America, according to a report. Paris Saint-Germain will reportedly attempt to wrap up a deal for Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho following the competition of the 2019 Copa America. Coutinho is currently with the Brazil squad at the Copa America and scored twice in their tournament opener against Bolivia last week. The 27-year-old’s club future is far from secure, however, with a disappointing 2018-19 campaign seeing him score just five La Liga goals for the Spanish champions. PSG have been strongly linked with the former Liverpool playmaker over the last few weeks. According to AS, the French club’s new sporting director Leonardo has already made ...

Manchester United ‘want Ivan Rakitic, Philippe Coutinho to replace Paul Pogba’

Manchester United reportedly identify Barcelona duo Ivan Rakitic and Philippe Coutinho as potential replacements for Paul Pogba. Manchester United will reportedly move for Ivan Rakitic and Philippe Coutinho if Paul Pogba leaves Old Trafford this summer. Pogba revealed on Sunday that he was interested in taking on a new challenge after three seasons with United, although there has been little suggestion that the Premier League side will entertain a sale. However, according to reports in Spain, United may look to raid Barcelona for Rakitic and Coutinho if they are left short in the middle of the pitch. There has been widespread speculation regarding the pair as Barcelona allegedly look to cash in on their services in order to raise transfer funds for new players. Much could depend on whether...

How Barcelona could line up with Matthijs de Ligt, Antoine Griezmann

Matthijs de Ligt and Antoine Griezmann are both being linked with a switch to Barcelona this summer, but how could the Catalan giants line up with the pair in the side? Barcelona have won the last two La Liga titles – the latest coming by an 11-point margin – but it appears that the Catalan giants are eager to reshape their squad this summer. A deal has already been reached for Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong to make the switch to Camp Nou in a big-money move, the first of what could be several high-profile transfers during the current window. At least half-a-dozen members of Ernesto Valverde‘s first-team squad have been linked with a departure from the Catalan giants in order to free up funds for the likes of Matthijs de Ligt and Antoine Griezmann. The latter appears to ...

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