Philippe Coutinho, celebrating the title of the Bayern Munich


Step backwards in the negotiations Barça-Arsenal by Coutinho

Published:23/07/2020 - 13:11h

Updated:23/07/2020 - 13:11h

Although Coutinho wants to go to the Arsenal and in the group 'gunner' are loved to receive him in the squad, the big obstacle is the high salary of the Brazilian footballer

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The future of Philippe Coutinho goes way to turn into one of the 'serials' of the summer, of those that seems that they can finish anytime or lengthen months and months like an infinite chewing gum. Taking into account the a lot of teams that have sounded like candidates to receive to the Brazilian in his respective staff, the Arsenal had appeared like a very powerful option to close definitively the case.

However, and although so much 'Cou' as the Arsenal are had to join his ways, the high index card that signed the footballer with the FC Barcelona when it turned into the most expensive signing of the history of the Barcelona club throws for backwards to the 'gunners', that can not -or do not want to- convert to Coutinho in the best paid of his staff at all more arrive.

With still two years of agreement by in front with the FC Barcelona, from the Catalan entity wish to recover minimum 80 million euros of the 140 that paid by him to the Liverpool, in January of 2018. The Arsenal of Mikel Arteta, that the past Saturday deleted to the Manchester City of Guardiola in the semifinals of the FA Cup (2-0), still has not thrown the towel and will try to negotiate with the Barça a formula that content to all the parts.

Coutinho, that prorrogó two months more his cession with the Bayern Munich to be able to play the League of Champions with the German team, follows with his aim to return to the Premier League if in the Camp Nou do not have he, something that on the other hand is not descartado to 100%. For the moment, the player takes his situation with philosophy and has finalised his holidays in the last days, two weeks after having conquered the Glass of Germany.

Coutinho, centred in the Champions

'Cou' Already has gone back to the activity thinking in the formality in the turn of the eighth of final of the Champions League with Chelsea (0-3 in the party of gone in Stamford Bridge), that before will play the final of the FA Cup in front of the Arsenal in Wembley on 1 August. In this sense, the Brazilian is decided to finish the season the best possible, when being the Bayern one of the favourites to carry the 'orejona'.

Once they finish definitively the official competitions of this atypical campaign 2019-20, will value more thoroughly his future and will negotiate with all the parts interested. The option of the Arsenal follows being on of the table, but will be necessary that the 'gunners' arrive to some type in accordance with the Barça so that the operation was viable. It would accept Coutinho recess the wage? Definitely, this option would facilitate it everything.

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