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REVEALED: Barcelona's asking price for Philippe Coutinho

The midfielder has struggled to find form in Spain.

Barcelona have named their price for the expensive flop and former-Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho.

Cast your minds back to January 2018, the Reds had sold star player, Coutinho, to Barca for an initial £106 million with a further £36 million of add-ons. This transfer made him the third most expensive player in history at the time.

Few could have expected things to have turned out as they have. 

Currently, the 28-year-old is sidelined with a ruptured outer meniscus, an injury that is set to keep him on the treatment table till the middle of May.  

The Brazilian has had a miserable time in Spain and has even been branded as the "most ruinous business in [Barcelona's] history" by Spanish outlet, Sport.

Worst still, the Catalan giants have since struggled financially and still owe the Reds £35.5 million in payables.

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Spending last season on loan at Bayern Munich, Coutinho impressed and was on the right side of a drubbing for his parent club Barcelona in which the Brazilian scored as the Bavarians went on to win the Champions League.


Liverpool, on the other hand, benefited enormously from that infamous deal. Funds were spent shrewdly to bolster weaker areas within the squad, namely on Virgil van Dijk and Alisson Becker. 

It is fair to say that these signings kickstarted the club's recent purple patch and have established them as one of the most feared sides in the world.

Sport revealed that Barcelona are looking to sell Coutinho this summer and will listen to offers from as little as €40million (£35million).

Coutinho has made 90 appearances scoring 23 goals with 14 assists in his three years so far. 

Would you take him back at Anfield Reds?