Report: Barcelona targeting $82 million move for Coutinho

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After enjoying a ton of success recently for both Liverpool and Brazil, La Liga could come knocking for one of the Premier League’s brightest stars.

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Reds midfielder Philippe Coutinho is reportedly being chased by Barcelona as the club looks to add to its already dangerous attack next summer.

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Barcelona is said to be willing to pay up to $82 million for the Brazilian, however, many clubs have expressed interest in Coutinho, including rivals Real Madrid.

Perhaps star attacker Neymar will help the Blaugrana lure Coutinho to the Camp Nou. The two have shown well together when playing on the international stage for Brazil, including Thursday’s 3-0 win over Argentina in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying.

In 2016/17, Coutinho has already racked up six goals in 11 matches across all competitions for Liverpool, and is well above the pace to break last season’s goalscoring total in the PL (8).