Jamie Redknapp doubts Chelsea move for Philippe Coutinho


Jamie Redknapp concerns why Chelsea would have an interest in signing Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho and run the risk of stunting Mason Mount’s advancement.

Jamie Redknapp has actually questioned why Chelsea would wish to sign Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona this summer.

The Brazilian’s future is set to be among the most talked-about legends of the next transfer window, with Bayern Munich not anticipated to make his loan offer permanent and moms and dad club Barcelona considering him surplus to requirements.

Coutinho has actually been greatly linked with a move back to the Premier League, with Chelsea among the front- runners together with the likes of Manchester United, Leicester City, Everton and Newcastle United

Nevertheless, Redknapp thinks that Chelsea signing the 27- year-old would run the risk of stunting the advancement of Mason Mount

“I don’t see this as a goer, it’s an awful lot of money. Coutinho is a super-talented player but he doesn’t get enough goals,” Redknapp informed Sky Sports News.

“Chelsea have Mason Mount there and a great deal of trust has actually been offered to the young players who are coming through at Stamford Bridge. The way Chelsea have actually been going for the in 2015 or two, I simply do not see them going to invest ₤79 m on a player.

“Coutinho is talented, but why would you want to risk preventing someone like Mount, who is going to be a top-class player, having the opportunities himself?”

Coutinho has actually scored 9 goals and helped 8 in 32 appearances throughout all competitions this season.

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