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Kia admits England move difficult for Arsenal, Tottenham target Coutinho

The agent of Philippe Coutinho says a decision won't be made on his future until the end of August.

The Brazilian is fully focused on winning the Champions League with Bayern Munich, where he has spent the season on loan from Barcelona.

Coutinho will come up against his parent club in the quarter-finals on Friday.

Arsenal, Tottenham and Leicester City have all been linked with the 27-year-old playmaker.

But Joorabchian admits a move to the Premier League has been made problematic by COVID-19.

Speaking to talkSPORT, Joorabchian said: "At the moment, with Coutinho, he is so focused on getting through the next stage of the Champions League.

"He has got a massive game - the club that owns him against the club he is playing for. So he is in a massive situation at the moment.

"He is going to play Barcelona, he is looking forward to it. He is looking forward to winning the Champions League. I think (Bayern) have a side that has the potential to be there, definitely a potential to be there.

"And I think after the Champions League is finished, and whatever happens, then we will sit down.

"I haven't even spoken to him about it actually. It could be that Barcelona is the ultimate destination.

"He loves the Premier League, he wants to come to the Premier League, but finances and the numbers and the situation of Covid are all going to play a big part, because he is a big player with big numbers."

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