Chelsea, Arsenal will be offered chance to sign Philippe Coutinho: report

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Premier League duo Chelsea and Arsenal will be offered the chance to sign Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona when the transfer window resumes at the end of the campaign, The Sun reports.

The Brazil international is currently on a season-long loan with Bayern Munich however the German outfit are stated to have no intent of buying him with the required buy provision.

As such, the 27- year-old will be heading back to the Camp Nou during the summer and The Sun declares that the Blaugrana might offer Chelsea and Arsenal with the chance to land his signature.

It is added that the Spanish champions will require a cost of around ₤75 m for the permanent sale of Coutinho however they are likewise prepared to accept another loan offer for the former Liverpool man.

In Addition, the Catalan giants want to pay 50 percent of the attacker’s ₤290,000- a-week salaries in case the interested club choose to sign their player on a short-lived basis for next season.

Both Gunners and blues are most likely to enhance their assaulting alternatives ahead of the 2020/21 campaign and Coutinho might show a perfect purchase as he is comfy using the wings or in the number 10 role.

Gunners boss Mikel Arteta might desire a possible replacement for the aging Mesut Ozil and Coutinho, who is at the prime of his profession, need to offer the extra imagination from the assaulting midfield role.

Still, the north London side might have a hard time to fulfill Barcelona’s cost for a permanent transfer, offered they are most likely to deal with a minimal budget with payments made in the form of instalments.

As a result, a loan offer would be suitable for them however that might offer the benefit for Frank Lampard’s side in the race to sign the former Internacional graduate.

Lampard will look for to add more experience to a young- looking attack during the summer, especially with Pedro, Willian and Olivier Giroud potentially leaving the club at the expiration of their particular agreements.

Unlike Arsenal, the Blues have actually not invested during the past number of transfer windows– partially due to a FIFA-imposed transfer restriction, and they need to have more funds in their cat to land the versatile attacker.

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