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Villa in bid for Milan wideman Coutinho

According to the player's agent, Aston Villa have made an enquiry for Inter Milan winger Philippe Coutinho. Reports from Italy claim Inter have rejected Villa's offer for the Brazilian.

Coutinho's agent, Cacau Barbosa, has confirmed Villa have made an approach for the 20-year-old, but nothing has been agreed for a possible move to Villa Park.

"I can confirm Aston Villa made an enquiry for Coutinho," Barbosa told FC Inter News.

"They want him, but with all due respect for the proposal made to Philippe, at this moment there is still nothing concrete to suggest an exit from Inter."

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