Two Premier League clubs keen on a loan move for Coutinho in January

Sat 25 September 2021 | 18:58

Arsenal and Tottenham might consider a loan request for Barcelona misfit Philippe Coutinho in January.

Coutinho was strongly rumored with a summer transfer away from the Camp Nou after an injury-plagued year in Catalonia. Still, the Blaugrana were unable to attract a customer for the former Liverpool star. 

The Brazilian international has played a little role in the first few weeks of the season, but manager

Ronald Koeman

has stated that he is willing to trade the 29-year-old.

A loan exit would give a short-term fix to the Coutinho problem, as Koeman and the Barcelona directors are still aiming to reduce high-earning squad members from their regular payment. 

According to the 

Daily Mail

, both English teams are open to a six-month loan, although Barcelona would be forced to pay 50% of his estimated £200,000 per week wage during the loan term, with no indication of a buy clause attached.



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