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Sources: Barca must make €124m from sales


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Transfer Talk: Coutinho tempted by Man Utd, Spurs, Chelsea amid Barca's Neymar pursuit

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TOP STORY: Coutinho tempted by Premier League return

Philippe Coutinho could be tempted by a return to the Premier League if Bayern Munich do not take up their €120m purchase option on the Barcelona midfielder, according to Mundo Deportivo

The Brazil star is only two years into his five-year contract at Camp Nou, but looks increasingly likely to be shown...

Coutinho wearing children's Bayern Munich shirt until winter break

Julien Laurens wouldn't be shocked if Chelsea sprung a surprise on Bayern like they did in the 2012 final.
Gab Marcotti is encouraged by Philippe Coutinho's performance in Bayern's win over Werder Bremen.

Philippe Coutinho has worn a child's size Bayern Munich replica jersey this season because none of the adult shirts fit him.

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Coutinho, who arrived on loan from Barcelona in the summer, joined after Bayern had taken delivery of their shirts from adidas for the first half of the season.

Rather than wearing the replica shirts that are available to purchase in the club store, Bayern wear "authentic" shirts which are lighter and dry quicker but none of...

Brazil return to winning ways with 3-0 victory over South Korea

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Philippe Coutinho scored Brazil's second goal on Tuesday.

Brazil returned to triumphant form after a five-game winless streak on Tuesday with the recalled Philippe Coutinho starring in a 3-0 win over South Korea.

In front of a sparse crowd in Abu Dhabi, Lucas Paqueta put Brazil 1-0 up in the ninth minute when he headed home from close range after excellent work on the left from Coutinho and Renan Lodi.

Coutinho, who was recalled to the starting line-up after a couple of matches on the bench, made it 2-0 nine minutes before half-time when he curled a superb...

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In other words, it puts a number on the idea that you hear managers talk about every weekend: Who...

Sources: Barcelona need to make €124m in sales, hope to offload Coutinho, Rakitic

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Barcelona must bring in €124 million in player sales before the end of the season or the club risks damaging its financial stability, sources have told ESPN FC.

Philippe Coutinho, on loan at Bayern Munich, and out-of-favour midfielder Ivan Rakitic are two of the players Barca believe they will be able to sell. 

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They are already working hard on balancing the books before the 2019-20 financial year ends on June...

Toe Poke Daily: Coutinho dons lederhosen, drinks beer for his first Bayern Oktoberfest

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It's that time of year again! Bayern Munich geared up for Bavaria's traditional Oktoberfest celebrations, with new signings Philippe Coutinho and Ivan...