Man Utd made contact with the agent of Barcelona playmaker

By | May 23, 2020

Man Utd and Chelsea have reportedly both contacted Philippe Coutinho’s agent to discuss a potential exit from Barcelona during the upcoming transfer window.

Coutinho is currently on loan at Grman champions Bayern Munich and has been in relatively fine form for the Bavarians this campaign, founding back of the net nine times and providing eight assists in 32 games in all competitions.

The 27-year-old playmaker is due to return to Barca this summer, however, the Spanish giants are allegedly keen to sell him ahead of the 2020/21 season, which has led to a host of speculation.

According to Mundo Deportivo, both Man Utd and Chelsea have been in talks with Coutinho’s agent Kia Joorabchian to discuss a possible return to Premier League.

The report claims that the Brazil international is keen on a return to the English football, where he starred for the Merseyside Reds between 2013 and 2018 before arriving at Nou Camp.

Newcastle Utd and Leicester City are also believed to be closely keeping tabs on the developments.

This term Coutinho has managed to found back of the net nine times and provided eight assists in 32 games across all competition for Bayern Munich.