According to Le10 Sport, Philippe Coutinho will be the subject of a bid from Paris Saint-Germain in the not too distant future.

The story began in June. Liverpool supporters were shocked and terrified to read any sort of material suggesting a move away from Merseyside.

The French magazine indicated that PSG was prepared to fork out €60 million for Coutinho as a replacement for the departing Zlatan Ibrahimovic. This was a result of Edinson Cavani failing to fill the large gap the Swede let behind.

However, PSG doesn’t have any non-EU spots left in their squad as permitted in Ligue 1 and Le10 suggested that Lucas Moura would be the player depart in order to make way for Liverpool’s Brazilian magician.

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As it turned out, nothing came of the rumour. Although, Le10 claim that PSG had a €25 million bid rejected for Coutinho and there wasn’t a follow-up bid. So either the claim is rubbish or PSG weren’t/aren’t prepared to pay €60 million to secure Coutinho’s services.

The most recent suggestions of interest from the Paris club are cited by Sport Witness. The UK fanzine doesn’t think much of the rumour and I can’t help but agree. Why would Jurgen Klopp sell Coutinho when he is so important to Liverpool’s fluent attacking unit? He wouldn’t. Not unless he had a better replacement lined up and Coutinho actually wanted to move.

This one won’t be getting my stamp of approval as there really isn’t much to suggest it’s probable. Also, I love little Philippe Coutinho.

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