Coutinho could be signing for Barcelona on Monday

Reports from Independent, claims that a transfer deal between Premier League Giants Liverpool and Barcelona is set to be agreed and could be officially announced on Monday over Brazilian midfielder.

The report covered that conversation was held on Friday with Merseysiders setting a price tag on the Brazilian and the La Liga have accepted the offer, which began at £105 million and might extend to £140 million or higher including clauses and add-ons.

Liverpool is asking for a £120 million upfront for the 25-year-old, in hopes to quickly sign a replacement before the transfer window closes again, and Barcelona being desperate are likely to accept it and move on.

The Kopites has been noted to have sighted Monaco star Thomas Lemar as a potential replacement for the Brazilian, but the Ligue 1 giants are unlikely to sell this winter. Check out the free betting odds from freebets ahead of the Champions League giants clash in February.

Barcelona midfielder Paulinho speaking on his national teammate to Mundo Deportivo said: “I make jokes that people are already looking for a house for him, I try to give him the basic information, the most important for him and his family.

“You have to think about the decision you are going to make. What I think is that if you have the opportunity to come, you will not regret it.”

Coutinho would be seen as a short-term replacement for the Blaugrana midfielder Andreas Iniesta, who age seems to be catching up with him. Barcelona would be keen to see the deal go through for the Brazilian.

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