Tag: Philippe Coutinho

BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 16: Philippe Coutinho of FC Barcelona looks on during the during the pre-season friendly match between FC Barcelona and Girona at Estadi Johan Cruyff on September 16, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal were close to Coutinho before Koeman arrived

Barcelona were considering selling Philippe Coutinho this summer and Arsenal were really close at one point, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Barcelona's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho arrives for a friendly football match between FC Barcelona and Girona at the Johan Cruyff stadium in Sant Joan Despi near Barcelona on September 16, 2020. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP) (Photo by JOSEP LAGO/AFP via Getty Images)

Philippe Coutinho to Arsenal is back

After more than a month of radio silence, Philippe Coutinho to Arsenal is back in the 'news' again but is it all that it seems?
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 21: Philippe Coutinho of Bayern Muenchen looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and SC Paderborn 07 at Allianz Arena on February 21, 2020 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

2 clear favourites from 16 players linked with Arsenal

From Houssem Aouar to Wilfried Zaha, Philippe Coutinho and Thomas Partey, Arsenal have been linked with loads of players. Here are 16.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 21: Philippe Coutinho of Bayern Muenchen looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and SC Paderborn 07 at Allianz Arena on February 21, 2020 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal put proposal to Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho

Arsenal are proposing a loan move for Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho with an option to buy at the end of the season, according to a report in Spain.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 21: Philippe Coutinho of Bayern Muenchen looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and SC Paderborn 07 at Allianz Arena on February 21, 2020 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Philippe Coutinho Arsenal shirt number: What could it be if he does sign?

Last summer it seemed fanciful that he could join the club but the Barca man could very well become an Arsenal player his summer, so what shirt number could Philippe Coutinho get if he does sign for Arsenal?
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Arsenal ask Barcelona to cover some of Philippe Coutinho’s wages

Arsenal have reportedly asked Barcelona to cover some of Philippe Coutinho's wages as they look to complete a loan deal for the player with an option to buy next summer.
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Arsenal deal for Philippe Coutinho no longer fantasy talk

Arsenal are keen on the signing of Philippe Coutinho this summer, likely on a one-year loan deal from Barcelona, according to reports.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the DFB Cup round of sixteen match between FC Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on February 05, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal offered swap deal with Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho

A swap deal between Arsenal and Barcelona involving Philippe Coutinho and Matteo Guendouzi is on the table, according to a report.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the DFB Cup round of sixteen match between FC Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on February 05, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal are the best placed club to sign Barcelona midfielder this summer

Arsenal are in the best position of all the teams chasing a summer move for FC Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho, according to reports in Spain.
Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) and on-loan Bayern Munich midfielder Philippe Coutinho (L). Photo during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg, on March 8, 2020. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal showing strongest interest in Barcelona midfielder but there's a catch

Arsenal are one of the clubs showing the most interest in a summer move for Philippe Coutinho, but they'll struggle to afford his wages.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is seen during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Fabrizio Romano provides 5 Arsenal-related transfer updates: Partey, Auba and more

Fabrizio Romano provided a few Arsenal transfer updates on social media in the early hours of Monday morning, as the end of the season edges closer.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the DFB Cup round of sixteen match between FC Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on February 05, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Barcelona offer 28-year-old in swap deal for Guendouzi

FC Barcelona are offering Philippe Coutinho in a swap deal for Matteo Guendouzi, with both club hierarchies seemingly keen on the idea.
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Kia Joorabchian negotiating deal with Arsenal for unwanted 28yo Barcelona star

According to Sport in Spain, Philippe Coutinho's agent and Arsenal's new best friend, Kia Joorabchian, is in negotiations with the club over a loan move for the former Liverpool man.
Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) and on-loan Bayern Munich midfielder Philippe Coutinho (L). Photo during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg, on March 8, 2020. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal looking to loan Barcelona 28-year-old with option to buy

Philippe Coutinho wants to return to England and Arsenal are one of the teams with a concrete interest in a summer loan move, according to reports.
Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) and on-loan Bayern Munich midfielder Philippe Coutinho (L). Photo during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg, on March 8, 2020. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP via Getty Images)

Doubt cast on deal for Arsenal target despite reports of agent talks

Even though it's easy to see the connection between Philippe Coutinho and Arsenal, as well as why both sides would want a deal, it's not going to be so simple to get it done.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the DFB Cup round of sixteen match between FC Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on February 05, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal in contact with Barcelona midfielder's agent over loan move

Arsenal are already in contact with Philippe Coutinho's entourage, with Mikel Arteta hoping to sign the player on loan for next season.
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Sanllehi planning talks with Coutinho agent over transfer

Arsenal are planning talks between Raul Sanllehi and Kia Joorabchian in the coming days over the potential transfer of Philippe Coutinho, according to reports.
Brazil's Philippe Coutinho gestures after tying with Paraguay 0-0 and going the the penalty shoot-out during their Copa America football tournament quarter-final match at the Gremio Arena in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on June 27, 2019. (Photo by Luis ACOSTA / AFP)

Arsenal want former Liverpool star after Bayern Munich rejection

Arsenal are reportedly back on the track of Philippe Coutinho after Bayern Munich confirmed they would not activate his purchase clause that stands at €120m. 
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the DFB Cup round of sixteen match between FC Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on February 05, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Boost as Bayern decide against activating purchase clause for Arsenal target

Bayern Munich bosses have confirmed they didn't activate their purchase option for Philippe Coutinho, leaving him open to a summer transfer from Barcelona.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Barcelona make 9 players available including multiple Arsenal targets

Barcelona are putting nine players on their transfer list for loans or permanent moves, including a few Arsenal targets past and present.
Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) and on-loan Bayern Munich midfielder Philippe Coutinho (L). Photo during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg, on March 8, 2020. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP via Getty Images)

Coutinho's agent confirms client's interest in Premier League transfer amid Arsenal links

Philippe Coutinho's agent Kia Joorabchian says his client would probably love a return to the Premier League, though the current pandemic makes things difficult.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after he scores the opening goal of the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg football match between Olympiakos and Arsenal at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus, near Athens, on February 20, 2020.

Alexandre Lacazette transfer to La Liga progressing well: Arsenal searching for replacement

The Atletico Madrid move to sign Alexandre Lacazette is progressing fairly well, according to reports in France, with Arsenal looking for a replacement.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the DFB Cup round of sixteen match between FC Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on February 05, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Coutinho transfer to Arsenal this summer is possible thanks to this agent connection

FC Barcelona want to sell Philippe Coutinho and a move to Arsenal is possible, among other English clubs, according to reports.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the DFB Cup round of sixteen match between FC Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on February 05, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal want to sign Barcelona midfielder on loan next season

Arsenal want to sign Philippe Coutinho on loan for next season, with Bayern Munich unlikely to take up their option to buy him.
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

L’Equipe: Philippe Coutinho will join Arsenal on loan

According to L'Equipe, Philippe Coutinho will sign for Arsenal on loan as this transfer window looks set to end with a huge bang (or whimper) for Arsenal.
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Philippe Coutinho wants Premier League move but Arsenal don’t want him

Philippe Coutinho is open to a move to the Premier League according to Mundo Deportivo, but the only clubs that have shown an interest in him, Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea, who are banned from buying players, have yet to make an offer.
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Coutinho loan, Icardi offer, Khedira contract, Tierney injury: Arsenal weekend roundup

Compared to last weekend, this one was relatively quiet in the land of Arsenal as we were only trying to sign Barcelona’s most expensive player ever on loan while we offered Mauro Icardi €10m-a-year.
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Arsenal ask for Philippe Coutinho on loan

Arsenal have reportedly made an offer to Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho on loan for next season in yet more madness from this transfer window.

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'One of the family' - Midfielder's comments are bad news for Arsenal

Ivan Rakitic suggests he doesn't want to leave Barcelona, amid interest from Arsenal, having hailed the recent arrival of Philippe Coutinho.
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Why Philippe Coutinho's move from Liverpool to Barcelona could benefit Arsenal

With Liverpool reportedly braced for a new bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho, we consider whether the 25-year-old's potential move to La Liga has an impact on Arsenal.

Bad news for Arsenal as Barcelona plan January swoop for 29-year-old

Barcelona are planning to move for Mesut Özil in January, as their deal to sign Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool is on the rocks, as things stand.

Lee Dixon has warned Arsenal of one obvious threat from Liverpool

Lee Dixon thinks Arsenal need to be wary of Liverpool's attacking players on Friday, as they're playing even better than they were back in August.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player should be more like Philippe Coutinho and Mesut...

Ian Wright thinks Alexis Sanchez should take a leaf out of Philippe Coutinho and Mesut Özil's book, and believes the Chilean international has "clocked off".

Arsenal could agree deal with Barcelona for £45m-rated midfielder

Mesut Özil is reportedly being considered as Barcelona's alternative to Coutinho, as the German would be cheaper for the Catalan club to chase in January.
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Journalist calls on Arsenal to make crazy Liverpool signing

Football London journalist, Sam Inkersole, has suggested Arsenal should sign Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho.

Lionel Messi reportedly asks Barcelona to sign Arsenal midfielder

Lionel Messi would rather see his club sign Mesut Özil than Philippe Coutinho, according to reports.
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Fans react to Arsenal 28-year-old being excluded from Ballon d'Or list

Alexis Sanchez wasn't nominated for the Ballon d'Or, but the likes of Philippe Coutinho were.
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Injury League: Arsenal drop to fourth as Everton remain top

Arsenal have dropped to fourth in the Injury League table, with Crystal Palace move up into third. Everton are top and Watford remain second.
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Gabriel Marcotti says "scrutinised" Arsenal 28-year-old is feeling worse than these two Premier League...

According to European football expert, Gabriele Marcotti, Alexis Sanchez is unhappier than Chelsea's Diego Costa and Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho.