Brazilian star Philippe Coutinho is determined to stay at Anfield for years to come according to latest reports.

The former Inter Milan star moved to Liverpool back in 2013 and has ever since gone on to become one of the most influential players at the club.

He has made 127 league appearances for the club already, scoring 27 goals and is easily one of the most exciting players in his position at the moment in Europe.

He has six goals and five assists in the Premier League so far this season and though he has been out of form since coming back from injury, he still remains the most important player for Liverpool this season.

His efforts in the first half of the season saw a couple of European clubs scout him for a move at the end of the season.

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The 24-year-old has shown great improvement in the last couple of years and Catalan giants Barcelona were convinced that he is the best option to add to their squad in the summer.

However, Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp managed to tie the Brazilian down to a long-term contract to keep him at the club till 2022.


Coutinho is currently one of the top earners at the club on his current contract and is happy at Anfield but he is already receiving offers from other clubs in Europe who are trying to lure him to their clubs at the end of the season.

According to Spanish media outfit Don Balon, La Liga giants Real Madrid are now desperate for his signature as French manager Zinedine Zidane has identified Coutinho as a possible replacement for outgoing stars Isco and James Rodriguez.

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Both stars are currently unsettled at the Bernabeu and Zidane reportedly wants Coutinho to fill the void.

However, the same report suggests that Coutinho has refused to listen to any offers from the Spanish side and has officially rejected a deal from the Spanish capital.

The report went on to claim that Coutinho is more interested in moving to the Camp Nou than to the Bernabeu making this move all the more difficult for the European champions.

Do you think Real will be able to land Coutinho in months or years to come?

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