Liverpool release statement insisting Coutinho will NOT be sold amid Barcelona interest

Liverpool release statement insisting Coutinho will NOT be sold amid Barcelona interest

- Barcelona are interested in signing the Brazilian playmaker and Dembele

- The Reds says they would not entertain an offer of any kind for Coutinho

- Barcelona are looking for replacements for Neymar and Andres Iniesta

Liverpool have released a statement saying they would not entertain any offers for Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho despite interest from Barcelona.

The Reds have rejected Barca’s £90m bid for the 25-year-old as they seek a replacement for the ageing Andres Iniesta and departed Neymar.

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Liverpool release statement insisting Coutinho will NOT be sold amid Barcelona interest

Liverpool will not be selling Coutinho at any price. Photo: Liverpoolfc/Twitter

The midfielder has also been ruled out of the Reds’ Premier League opener against Watford.

The Reds’ statement read: “We wish to offer clarity as regards our position on a possible transfer of Philippe Coutinho.

“The club’s definitive stance is that no offers for Philippe will be considered and he will remain a member of Liverpool Football Club when the summer window closes.”

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Barcelona are looking to replace Neymar and reinvest the £198million fee they got for the winger.

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