Barca back for Coutinho – report

Barcelona have been handed renewed hope of signing Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho next year, according to reports in Spain.

The Catalan giants attempted to sign the Brazilian in the summer transfer window and despite a transfer request from the player, all advances were rejected by the English club.

A report in Diario Sport claims Liverpool’s demands of €150m could now be meet by the Blaugrana after new indications that a scattered payment structure for the deal would be possible.

The former Inter forward ‘only has eyes for Barca’, according to the report, and a deal could be possible in January but Barca are said to be willing to wait for summer.

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