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Leicester boss Rodgers joins Man Utd interest for Coutinho

Manchester United and Leicester City are interested in Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho.

Currently in the second of a two-season loan with Bayern Munich, Coutinho is set to return to Barca this summer with the Germans showing little interest in signing the midfielder permanently.

Sport says a return to the Premier League is the most likely option for the former Liverpool star.

And those in contact with Coutinho's minders now include United and Brendan Rodgers' Leicester. Rodgers first signed Coutinho for Liverpool and remains a big fan.

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is also keen, though bringing the Brazil international to Old Trafford is a long shot given his Liverpool connections.

Barca will be seeking €50-60m to sell Coutinho this summer.

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