It seems certain now that Philippe Coutinho is set to leave Liverpool for Barcelona in January.
Recent reports have claimed that the deal is imminent and that the Brazilian will sit out of Reds’ FA Cup tie against Merseyside-rivals Everton.
According to Sky Sports journalist Guillem Balague, Liverpool have also softened their stance over their 25-year-old star, and they are ready to talk to the Catalans.
Balague claims that the Catalans, who comfortably sit at the summit of La Liga, will soon make an offer worth (€110m+£40m) for Coutinho. It remains to be seen whether that offer would be deeed sufficient by the Reds, who themselves have spent massively on Virgil van Dijk this month.
The Spanish journalist has also suggested that Liverpool would want to sign Coutinho’s replacement, and migh...