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Tottenham Hotspur: Fans discuss the latest Coutinho reports

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Former Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho agreed to join Tottenham Hotspur last summer but negotiations between the club and Barcelona broke down meaning the deal was off, according to Spanish outlet Sport (via Ricky Sacks).

The Brazilian was sold to Barcelona by current Premier League leaders Liverpool in 2018 for £130.5m (via and has since joined Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich on loan. The 27-year-old has appeared 22 times in the German top flight this season but has only been selected from the start in 63% of their league fixtures.

Should Spurs have broken the bank to sign Coutinho in the summer?





What have these Spurs fans made of the reports that they came close to bringing the attacking midfielder to North London?

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What do we think?

Coutinho is currently valued at £63m according to, therefore it’s fair to assume Barcelona may have been looking for a significant fee in order to allow the player to leave. It’s understood that Bayern Munich have an option to buy the playmaker but that they will not exercise that right and plan on sending him back to Spain at the end of the season (via Bild). In which case, a Premier League return could be on the cards although it’s clear these supporters don’t have any faith their chairman is willing to make it happen.

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