Will Coutinho come to Barcelona in January

FC Barcelona: Coutinho agent toying with Liverpool return

The advisor to Philippe Coutinho from FC Barcelona has not ruled out a return to the Premier League, although only a commitment to Liverpool would be an option.

"It would be very difficult for Philippe to play for any of Liverpool's rivals because he has a great bond with Liverpool," said Kia Joorabchian at talkSPORT. "His time there has been great and his heart and affection belong to Liverpool," he added.

FC Barcelona: does Coutinho have to give way to Griezmann?

Coutinho, who is not without controversy at FC Barcelona, ​​only moved from Liverpool to Catalonia in January 2018 for around 145 million euros. Due to the commitment of Antoine Griezmann, his chances of playing continue to dwindle and the possible Neymar transfer is also in the room.

Attacking player Coutinho was recently associated with Manchester United and Chelsea FC. A move to Old Trafford is not an option, as this transfer would be "extremely difficult or almost impossible" according to Joorabchian.

A return to the team of coach Jürgen Klopp seems more likely, whereby Joorabchian also emphasized: "You have a fantastic squad, the coach has created a great balance and you play with the best football in the country."

Therefore, given the "good squad, Liverpool have to decide whether they can find a place for Philippe. If he goes back to the Premier League, he'll probably only go to Liverpool. But at the moment it's rather difficult and it's up to them," he said Look at the Reds.