Former Chelsea player Frank Leboeuf has actually cautioned the club against signing Philippe Coutinho this summer.
The Barcelona midfielder is anticipated to leave the Spanish giants this summer and it will be intriguing to see where he ends up.
Coutinho hasn’t been at his best for a while now and Barcelona are aiming to cut their losses. The Brazilian’s profession has actually gone downhill since his departure from Liverpool.
Chelsea have actually been linked with the player however Leboeuf thinks that it would be a bad signing for the Blues.
According to him, the former Liverpool player won’ t bring anything new to the table.
The former Chelsea man stated to ESPN:” W ell, to be truthful, and frank, no (Chelsea ought to not sign him). I think Coutinho is an excellent player and I’m not even attempting to be extreme on him, I think I wish to find Barcelona guilty for the situation due to the fact that they put a cost on Coutinho who I think does not come from that league.
” When I see Neymar, when I see (Cristiano) Ronaldo, when I see (Lionel) Messi, when I see (Kylian) Mbappe, I see leading, leading player.
” And now, how do you reverse the system? How do you put Coutinho in a team and how do you rate him now? You discuss Chelsea, prepared to (pay) ₤80 million. I think it’s excessive for a player where you’re not exactly sure he’s going to find the level he was, he utilized to be, at Liverpool and is not any longer.
“That’s why I think Coutinho shouldn’t go to Chelsea because there is no room for him and I think it is too much to spend for a player where we don’t know the standard.”
In spite of his dip in form, Coutinho is a leading-classplayer It might show to be a fantastic signing for Chelsea if he can restore his form and self-confidence.
The Brazilian will add goals, style and imagination to Lampard’sside He might be the perfect option to Eden Danger. The Blues have actually not changed the Belgian effectively which has actually compromised them in the attack.
Coutinho may be lured to return to the Premier League. He played his best football in England and Chelsea might provide him the chance to uncover himself.