Report: Klopp ready to forgive Coutinho and re-sign him for Liverpool

Phelippe Coutinho of Brasil beats Carlos Zambrano of Peru during the Copa America Brazil 2019 Final match between Brazil and Peru at Maracana Stadium on July 7, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro,...

Liverpool are reportedly interested in signing the Barcelona ace.

Coutinho in action during the week 8 of La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Mestalla Stadium in Valencia, Spain on October 7, 2018.

According to a report from Spanish media outlet Mundo Deportivo, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is prepared to forgive Philippe Coutinho and bring him back to Anfield this summer.

The Brazilian left the Reds for Barcelona acrimoniously in January of 2018, for a fee that could eventually rise to £142 million, according to BBC Sport.

The 27-year-old has looked a shadow of his former self at the Camp Nou, however, racking up just 21 goals and 11 assists in 76 appearances in all competitions for the Catalan giants.

 

And now Mundo Deportivo claims that Liverpool want to re-sign the mercurial South American, although they are not prepared to pay an extortionate fee for his services.

According to ESPN, Barcelona could be willing to sell Coutinho for around £90 million.

Despite the fact that Coutinho is not the most popular figure on Merseyside, he would surely be welcomed back after a while, if he started to produce the goods that Reds fans have become so familiar with over the years.

Philippe Coutinho of FC Barcelona during the La Liga Santander  match between Espanyol v FC Barcelona at the RCDE Stadium on December 8, 2018 in Cornella Spain

There will of course be Liverpool fans who believe that Klopp should never bring Coutinho back. They have, after all, done just fine without him.

On his day, however, the Brazil international is a magical player, and if Liverpool manage to re-sign him this summer, they might just be unbeatable next season.

Philippe Coutinho controls the ball in a training session at the Gremio team training centre on June 07, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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