Southampton aim to trump Liverpool for Inter Milan's Coutinho

Liverpool face competition from Southampton for Inter Milan midfielder Philippe Coutinho. Inter have already rejected a bid of €8 million from Liverpool for the Brazilian in recent days.

Liverpool face competition from Southampton for Inter Milan midfielder Philippe Coutinho.

Inter have already rejected a bid of €8 million from Liverpool for the Brazilian in recent days.

Sky Sports says Southampton are now stepping in with an offer of €16 million.

New Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino worked with Coutinho while in charge of Espanyol last season.

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