Barcelona ready to offload player due to wages in the winter transfer window


During the summer transfer window, Barcelona fails to do the proper management for bringing their priority players at Camp Nou. The returning of loan players like Coutinho also increased the expenses of the club.

So to manage the financial books of the club, Catalans decided to offload Coutinho in the winter transfer window according to a report from ARA. He also remains out of form in this La Liga season because he fails to impress the coach during the matches.

Though Barcelona had brought him for more than €100m but desire to sell him at only €60m in the winter transfer window. Along with him, the Camp Nou side includes the name of Junior Firpo in the selling list of the winter transfer window.

Despite winning treble at German side Bayern Munich in the last season. Brazilian fails to impress the manager Ronald Koeman ahead of Ansu Fati’s and Dembele’s injury. In the absence of both the players Coutinho not able to cement his place in the first team.

Barcelona ready to offload player due to wages in the winter transfer window
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Ronald Koeman cleared his intention about Barcelona winger

Dutchman didn’t show much interest in loan player arrival Coutinho. As he doesn’t even give him the start in the important matches against Atletico Madrid and Juventus in the UEFA Champions League. Therefore, the winger performing the role of benchwarmer since the start of the season.

Most of the time he appeared as a substitute player on the field. Ronald Koeman doesn’t even offer more playing minutes to him. Instead, he gave a chance to Pedri and Trincao. Hence, his exit from the Camp Nou side is nigh.

Club interested to buy Coutinho

Club interested to buy Coutinho
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Former Liverpool and Barcelona attacker Coutinho demand higher wages during signing a contract with any club. So it’s looking difficult to sign him from any club due to the higher financial crises of every club after the post-pandemic.

Besides this Arsenal keen to sign him but looks difficult to match with his wages problem. Another two players Isco and Christian Eriksen also linked with the Emirates side. Henceforth, Barcelona needs to convince the North London side about his deal.

Moreover, he appeared in 88 matches for Barcelona in the last two years. Also netted 23 times including 14 assists throughout his career at the Camp Nou’s side. His weak performance on the Spanish side sends him out of the club.

Advantages and disadvantages of Coutinho’s exit:

Catalans have more number of players for the same position present in the club. Though Coutinho remains impactful at another club he consistently fails to do the same for the Catalans. So offloading him will one of the advantages for the club.

The disadvantage of his absence at Camp Nou’s side, it will put Ronald Koeman in the dilemma of bringing players of the same quality to Barcelona. Coutinho had lots of skills and unique gameplay exist in him.

Overall, will come to know about his exit from Barcelona after finishing the winter transfer window. Henceforth, his departure is dependent on the club’s official decision and other club’s interest in particular players.

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