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REVEALED: Klopp wanted to bring Coutinho back to Liverpool

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp explored bringing Philippe Coutinho back from Barcelona last summer.

The Mirror says Reds boss Klopp held a meeting with Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards to discuss the possibility of bringing Coutinho back to Anfield.

But Barcelona wanted a staggering £8million loan fee to make the deal happen.

The Catalans also expected the Reds to pay Coutinho's £250,000-a-week wages in full.

Liverpool were unprepared to spend this sort of money on Coutinho, and just like that the deal was off the table.

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