Philippe has asked to leave  after growing frustrated with the club’s hard-line stand on a potential move to , according to a family member.

Coutinho Asks To Leave Liverpool After Club Refuse To Do Business With Barca Over Transfer
Coutinho is rumoured to be unsettled at Liverpool

Reports emerged on Friday suggesting Coutinho had handed in a transfer request, although they were denied by Liverpool.

The midfielder has been the subject of two bids from the Spanish giants – £70million and £90m – but both have been rejected

And in a statement, a family member has claimed Coutinho is annoyed with the club’s refusal to entertain a move away.

In a statement on Friday, the club’s owners Fenway Sports Group club said its “definitive stance” was that “no offers will be considered”.

Coutinho Asks To Leave Liverpool After Club Refuse To Do Business With Barca Over Transfer
Bad news

It added: “Philippe will remain a member of Liverpool Football Club when the summer window closes.”

Coutinho, who scored 14 goals last season, signed a new five-year deal in January, which did not include a release clause. He joined Liverpool from Inter Milan for £8.5m in 2013.

Manager Jurgen said the Reds were not “a selling club” when Barca’s previous £72m offer was rejected in July.

Barcelona have also had a bid rejected for Borussia Dortmund’s 20-year-old forward Ousmane Dembele since they sold Brazil forward Neymar to Paris St-Germain for a world record £200m last week.

Coutinho Asks To Leave Liverpool After Club Refuse To Do Business With Barca Over Transfer
He seems to be happy though

The German club confirmed they met Barca representatives but the offer did not meet their valuation of the France international.

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