Coutinho was offered to two Premier clubs

Coutinho was offered to two Premier clubs

The Barcelona-owned footballer would return to England. What are the teams that could count on it?

Philippe Coutinho was offered to Arsenal already Newcastle, as the Goal site learned. It is known that the Brazilian will not continue in Barcelona and the board of the Blaugrana club assumes that, ruled out Bayern Munich when communicating months ago that it would not exercise the purchase clause of 80 million euros, only the clubs of the Premier League They can offer to keep your salary and put on the table an amount that minimizes losses from such a bad operation, both economically and sports.

The culé institution transferred weeks ago to the attorneys for the South American midfielder to find him a team and, for the moment, the former Liverpool player was proposed to the aforementioned English clubs, who have not yet spoken about it.

Arsenal and Newcastle, pending clarification of their financial future

The Gunners will not make a multi-million dollar decision until they know if they are finally playing in a European competition. They currently occupy the ninth position in the table, five points from the Europa League positions and nine from the Champions League positions, so any incorporation in such high terms as those proposed invites caution.

In return, Newcastle, in turn, hopes to make a leap in quality with the arrival of PCP Capital Partners, a capital fund from Saudi Arabia that should make the magpie club one of the most powerful in the English championship. Without renowned players yet, it is one of the possibilities that takes more strength but, as in the case of Arsenal, it has not yet responded to Coutinho’s offer.

Coutinho, without options to continue at Barça

The only thing that is clear is that the Brazilian will not continue at FC Barcelona next season despite the fact that the coach, Quique Setién, does not view his continuity with a roster of only 18 players – two of whom are goalkeepers.

On the one hand, the Catalan club cannot pay him his high salary and, on the other, he needs to enter a good economic injection to later offer a sufficiently satisfactory offer to Inter Milan for Lautaro Martínez.

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