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Philippe Coutinho's Barcelona move poses familiar questions for Jürgen Klopp

Jürgen Klopp has been here before. In the moments following Philippe Coutinho’s protracted €160-million ($ 192 million) move to Barcelona, he admitted that even a club as storied as Liverpool could not compete with the lure of one of world football’s biggest beasts. “It is his [Coutinho’s] dream and I am now convinced there is nothing left at our disposal to change his mind,” the German ...

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Philippe Coutinho joins Barcelona for reported €160 million from Liverpool

Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho became the world’s third-most valuable soccer player on Saturday, after finally completing a reported €160 million ($ 192 million) move to La Liga giants Barcelona from Liverpool. “Barcelona and Liverpool have reached an agreement for the transfer of Philippe Coutinho,” Barcelona said in a statement. “The player will sign a contract for the rest of the season and ...

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Transfer news: Philippe Coutinho joins Barcelona for nine-figure fee

January 6, 2018 Liverpool attacker Philippe Coutinho has completed a move to Barcelona, signing a contract until June 2023 with a €400 million ($ 481 million) buyout clause.  Reports from British media have suggested that Liverpool, who acquired Coutinho five years ago from Italian side Inter Milan, will receive a €160 million ($ 193 million) fee from Barcelona. If true, ...

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