Man Utd in talks with Barcelona over stunning £100m Philippe Coutinho switch

Coutinho became a Kop favourite during his time with the Reds but failed to win a trophy.

The Brazilian’s decision to ultimately force a move to the Nou Camp was not the ending he planned but he explained at the time of his departure his move was not fuelled by money,

“This is not about money” he said. “It’s about the chance to play for Barcelona, to live in Barcelona.

Man Utd transfer news: Philippe Coutinho made a name for himself at Liverpool (Pic: GETTY)

“I gave 100 per cent, 100 per cent of the time I played for Liverpool, Five years, I did everything I could possibly do. I love this club, but it is time for a new adventure.

“I have so many memories and have so many people to thank at Liverpool. I have to improve as a player. In my head, I always think this.

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“I understand the size of the task ahead, the cost of the transfer, the status of the deal but this is about ambition, dreams. I want to play with the best player in the world.”

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