Report this comment
  • "The 8.5mil story is all over the BBC so don't knock the Echo on this one.

    There were a zillion threads touting different numbers and theories from Italy and England but BBC are saying the lad wanted to go to Liverpool (case of bigclubitysis).

    Makes you wonder though:

    1. So much for Mopo attracting fancy players when he couldn't get a former loanie.
    2. Inter had no faith in the youngster so why should we.

    oh well serves us right for getting feisty about a window!!
    As ever believe it when it's on the OS.. or BBC etc :("
  • This field is mandatory
  • This field is mandatory
  • Please note we will not accept reports with HTML tags or URLs in them.

  • Enter the above word in the box below

Coutinho deal sealed

Philippe Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho

First published in Sport
Last updated

LIVERPOOL have had an £8.5m bid accepted for Saints target Philippe Coutinho.

Saints were reportedly prepared to pay £10.2m for the Inter Milan midfielder but their interest cooled when it became clear the player was holding out for a move to Merseyside.

Cash-strapped Inter need to sell the 20-year-old Brazil international in order to sign 24-year-old Brazilian midfielder Paulinho from Corinthians before the transfer window shuts.

The sales of Wesley Sneijder, who has sealed an £8.4m move to Galatasary, and Coutinho would easily fund the €15m move for Paulinho

Comments (42)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree