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Philippe Coutinho: Could ‘inhibited’ Brazilian thrive back in the Premier League? | Football News

Coutinho may be on his way back to England next season after failing to adapt to life at Barca and Bayern

Philippe Coutinho has struggled since leaving Liverpool for Barcelona two years ago, so could the Brazilian ‘magician’ revitalise his stalled career by returning to the Premier League next season?

With Bayern Munich now unlikely to take up the option to buy Coutinho for £109m when his season-long loan deal from Barcelona expires and the Catalans themselves believed to be keen to offload the playmaker, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham are all understood to want to take him on loan next season.

It’s just over two years since Coutinho became the then-third-most expensive footballer of all time having joined Barca in a deal worth a staggering £105m – so what has happened to the player in that time for the CIES to now value him at £65-85m?

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Coutinho enjoyed a brilliant five years at Liverpool