Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United are reportedly interested in Philippe Coutinho of Barcelona.

Philippe Coutinho is a player reportedly in demand, with the Barcelona attacking midfielder linked with Tottenham Hotspur, Everton and Newcastle United among other clubs.

According to Sport, Tottenham, Everton and Chelsea are interested in signing Coutinho from Barcelona in the summer transfer window.

Metropoles has claimed of interest in the former Liverpool star – who can also operate as a winger – from Newcastle (click here to read more), while The Sun has reported that Arsenal want the 27-year-old.

Coutinho, now on loan at German and European giants Bayern Munich until the end of the season, has struggled to make a huge impact at Barcelona, and one suspects that the Blaugrana will sell him at the right price.

Of course, amid the economic uncertainty due to the global health crisis, it remains to be seen how much clubs are willing to – or are able to – spend and when the summer transfer window opens.

 

Sky Sports have claimed that Barcelona have offered Coutinho to Chelsea, but Tottenham legend Gary Lineker is not buying it at all, and believes that it is “nonsense”.

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