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Source: Liverpool reject second Barcelona bid for Philippe Coutinho

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Alarico Blandon | Agosto 11, 2017, 00:40

In addition to that, the Daily Telegraph has reported Philippe Coutinho is willing to move to Barcelona.

A player Liverpool were looking at in midfield, Naby Keita - he is not a No 10, he is a central midfielder - they were talking about £60m-£70m for him.

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According to the report, Barcelona officials are already in England and are hoping to strike a deal with Liverpool over the next few days. You are there to be successful. On the other hand, Barcelona is desperate to fill the hole created by Neymar's departure, and the latest bid is a proof of that. The Liverpool midfielder would link-up with former team mate Luis Suarez.

Barça has been linked with AS Monaco forward Kylian Mbappé, Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembélé, and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann.

In the calendar year, Coutinho has outscored every Brazilian player in Europe - including the world's most expensive player, Neymar - while only Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi managed more goals from outside the box than the Liverpool No.10 across the continent's top five leagues last season.

This window has not been good for Liverpool, which has not helped, and there would be a riot against the owners and the club if he went because this transfer window has not gone how Liverpool wanted.

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Patrick Balkany denunció en la televisión BFM lo que él llamó un "ataque odioso" y dijo que era "sin lugar a dudas deliberado". Los últimos atentados apuntaron a las fuerzas de seguridad en lugares emblemáticos, como la avenida de los Campos Elíseos .

"They wanted Virgil van Dijk, they wanted Keita".

Not everyone is Steven Gerrard. They throw their toys out of the pram. 'I am staying at Arsenal this season, ' he insisted.

I am not convinced [he will stay], the Sky Sports pundit told The Debate.

"I don't think he will go".

But things can change so quickly, all of a sudden he knows what he can get from Barcelona. "Who wouldn't want to go?"

He has a very creative solution to the situation.


Reaching an agreement now at least gives them an opportunity to find the ideal replacement - with West Ham's Manuel Lanzini one of the players they have been trailing.