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UNCOVERED: Liverpool bonus behind Barcelona putting Coutinho up for sale

Barcelona are eager to find a buyer for Philippe Coutinho next month.

And it's been revealed part of the motivation is due to a looming €20m bonus payment due to Coutinho's former club Liverpool.

Coutinho has played 90 games for Barca and at 100 it will trigger a new €20m installment to be paid to the Reds.

As such, Barca's interim board have agreed to put Coutinho up for sale ahead of the winter market opening in ten days' time.

A return to England has been mooted for Coutinho, 28, with Arsenal and Tottenham among clubs monitoring developments closely.

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