Barcelona make Chelsea’s Willian alternative for Coutinho


  • Philippe Coutinho was the subject of three massive Barcelona bids this summer
  • The Liverpool star handed in a transfer request but the Reds didn’t let him go
  • Barca will return to try and prise away the Liverpool star in the January window
  • Should they fail, however, they have made Chelsea winger Willian their Plan B

Glen Williams For Mailonline

Barcelona are prepared to launch a bid for Chelsea winger Willian should they fail to land Philippe Coutinho in January, according to Goal

The La Liga giants’ protracted interest in could resulted in them tabling three offers in the summer — all of which were knocked back by Liverpool.

Ernesto Valverde’s side, however, have not been deterred and were encouraged by Coutinho handing in a transfer request.

Barcelona will launch a bid for Chelsea star Willian should they fail to land Philippe Coutinho

Barcelona will launch a bid for Chelsea star Willian should they fail to land Philippe Coutinho

Barcelona will launch a bid for Chelsea star Willian should they fail to land Philippe Coutinho

Coutinho handed in a transfer request this summer but Liverpool rebuffed three Barca bids

Coutinho handed in a transfer request this summer but Liverpool rebuffed three Barca bids

Coutinho handed in a transfer request this summer but Liverpool rebuffed three Barca bids

They will return to the prospect of signing the Brazilian in…



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