PHILIPPE COUTINHO TRANSFER:-
Phil Thompson is a great admirer of former Liverpool player and he thinks he is a creative genius and he wants Coutinho back to Anfield in summer transfer window.
Coutinho established himself as one of the best creative young player during his time at Liverpool,he was a creative genius during his five year spell at Anfield.
His class performance and creative goal scoring vision attracted lot of attention from the top clubs of Europe.Coutinho become the second most valuable player in transfer history when Barcelona snatched him from Liverpool at record breaking fees of 160 million in january 2018.
The Brazilian however unable to create and transfer the magic on the field from the English Premier league to Spanish Primera Division.
Coutinho struggled to show his performance at the big stage of La Liga,however the coach and the team always supported him in all situations.At last Barcelona decided to loan him out to the Bundesliga champions and one of best club in Germany Bayern Munich in 2019-20 season.
Bayern munich has an option to secure this deal permanently but we will have to wait and see.There are several clubs from premier league which are interested in Coutinho services,this includes Manchester United,Leicester city and Chelsea.
The Reds also know the situation of his former player,and Thompson says he would go for this transfer “in a heartbeat” if he was in charge.
Phil Thompson told Sky Sports “They are probably looking at that creative midfield player. Would you take Coutinho back? I would, in a heartbeat,”
“I think he’s a creative genius and one of best young player. Just look at his Liverpool career and he was absolutely outstanding. He’s still young and I still think he would come back to Liverpool.
“It probably won’t happen but it’s that creative player just off the front three that would probably just tip the balance.”
“There’s some players who probably want to be playing more football who will move on this summer,” he added. “Then you think about who could strengthen our core squad. I’d like to see a left-back come in.
“That would help the current left-back Andy Robertson if he injured or misses a couple of games because there’s such a toll on him at the minute.”
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