Liverpool transfer report: Reds plan stunning Philippe Coutinho return but there's just one hitch

Liverpool transfer report
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Liverpool are open to the idea of re-signing Philippe Coutinho this summer following the Brazilian's excellent displays on loan at Aston Villa, but will only consider pursuing their former star if he agrees to take a cut on his €480,000 per week salary.

That is according to various British media reports, with the Telegraph also claiming Villa themselves have been out off making a permanent move for the playmaker over his colossal wages at Camp Nou. 

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.