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Coutinho, Rakitic and Rafinha: three key days begin

Published:6/08/2019 - 16:39h

Updated:6/08/2019 - 16:42h

Philippe Coutinho, Ivan Rakitic and Rafinha are the three players that Barça considers transferable. The Premier League is a firm option for them

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The FC Barcelona still conserves hopes to be able to sell to Philippe Coutinho, Ivan Rakitic or Rafinha Alcántara if it arrives a good offer and in hardly three days will close a very important door: the market of traspasos of the Premier League. Next Thursday, it closes the window, by what the English clubs will not be able to fichar more.

The Premier League is one of the most powerful leagues of the world so much deportivamente as in the economic section. It is thus that the big English clubs are those that more possibilities have to do with players like Coutinho, Rakitic or Rafinha, and some of these teams already have fixed in both Brazilians and the Croat.

Of the three, Rakitic maybe was the oddest case. The Croat was key for Ernesto Valverde the past season, but the arrival of Frenkie of Jong, the overtaking of position of Sergi Roberto or the irruption of Riqui Puig do that it consider his sale. Several English media ensure that Manchester United and Everton go behind his. This yes, remain three days to present a good offer.

Rafinha, by the fact to finish agreement in hardly a year, is the more transferible of the three. The Barça expects to take out some 15 million euros by him, by what in England will have to hurry if they want to do with his services. This yes, by the moment have not gone out to the light offer by him pertinent of England.

Coutinho, the most difficult case

The most delicate case is the one of Coutinho, difficult to sell by his high price (120 million euros that asks the Barça), his enormous wage and his low performance in the last season. "The Manchester United is a big club, have players there and have them all the respect, but regarding Philippe, would be extremely difficult, an almost impossible movement", commented Kia Joorabchian, representative of the carioca, in statements to 'talkSport'.

Besides, it ensured that Coutinho prefers not going back to the Premier: "it would be very difficult for Philippe play for any one of the rivals of the Liverpool, because has a big affinity with the Liverpool. His time there was fantastic. It would be difficult for him go to a rival. Every time that speak of this have had the same conversation, would result him difficult play for another club in the Premier League". In three days, necesittaría a miracle to close his turn to England.

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