While eager to get Coutinho's wages off the books and knowing Marseille are keen to take on the Brazil international, Barca are delaying their final decision.
Marseille wish to sign Coutinho on a season-long loan. However, L'Esportiu reports via Le 10 Sport that Barca are convinced they can sell the midfielder to a Premier League club in the coming months.
A fee below £40m is now being mentioned for Coutinho, who joined Barca three years ago for over €140m from Liverpool. The midfielder has recovered from a knee injury suffered last season.
- updated July 14
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