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Barcelona in new contract talks with Philippe Coutinho

Barcelona are in new contract talks with Philippe Coutinho.

Having been prepared to leave Barca over the summer after spending last season on-loan at Bayern Munich, Coutinho is now a first-choice for coach Ronald Koeman.

And Barca have now approached Coutinho about a new contract.

Sport says Barca have requested Coutinho accept a pay-cut for this season, but with the outstanding part of his wages being added to his new deal and spread over several years.

The arrangement has impressed Coutinho and there's a confidence an agreement will be struck.

His current deal runs to 2023.

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