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

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 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”.

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 for £8.5m in 2013.

Manager Jurgen Klopp 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 ’s 20-year-old forward Ousmane Dembele since they sold forward to Paris St-Germain for a world record £200m last week.

He seems to be happy though

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

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