Coutinho going nowhere – Liverpool issues statement | The Daily Star
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Coutinho going nowhere – Liverpool issues statement

Liverpool insisted on Friday that Philippe Coutinho would not be sold at any price during the current transfer window amid reports Spanish giants Barcelona had increased their bid for the Brazil playmaker to £90 million ($117 million, 99 million euros).

A statement issued by Fenway Sports Group, Liverpool's US-based owners, endorsed manager Jurgen Klopp's previous comments that the 25-year-old would be staying ay Anfield, saying: "We wish to offer clarity as regards our position on a possible transfer of Philippe Coutinho.

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"The club's definitive stance is that no offers for Philippe will be considered and he will remain a member of Liverpool Football Club when the summer (transfer) window closes."

Earlier Liverpool Klopp manager Jurgen Klopp had been firm in his stance regarding Coutinho.

“From a financial standpoint there is no price limit to let him go. A price at which we are ready to give in.

“Our goal is to have the best possible team so we want to keep our guys and add new ones. That is our plan.

“Liverpool is not a club that has to sell players. That is set in stone. So what they pay in the end doesn't matter.”

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