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Barcelona considering Coutinho or Griezmann sale if Messi...

Barcelona are considering a shock senior player sale in January.

With their finances reaching a critical stage, Barca face the prospect of needing to make a big money sale during the winter market to keep things on track.

El Chiringuito reporter Lobo Carrasco says everything will hinge on the plans of Lionel Messi.

If Messi agrees to sign a new contract and stay, Barca will invite offers for Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho.

While reluctant to lose either attacking midfielder, the interim board are prepared to sacrifice one of them as they both occupy the same position as Messi.

Should Messi choose to depart, a €50m sale midseason cannot be ruled out, with Manchester City favourites to land him.

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