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Robinson backing Spurs push for Barcelona midfielder Coutinho

Former Tottenham goalkeeper Paul Robinson says the club can still sign Philippe Coutinho.

Arsenal and Chelsea are favourites to recruit the Barcelona midfielder, who will return to Spain this summer after a loan spell with Bayern Munich.

But Robinson thinks Spurs are in the race to sign the former Liverpool star.

"The market will take a hit but there will still be movement of players. I can still see the Coutinho deal being done," Robinson told Football Insider.

"Bayern have not taken the option and he has clearly not been part of Barcelona's plans for a while now and I can see a move back to the Premier League happening. I think he would be a great signing for Spurs.

"I do not think he has settled since leaving the country and he is clearly a player that suits the Premier League. The league is stronger with him in it, certainly."

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