Here's how much Liverpool stand to receive from Philippe Coutinho's move to Bayern Munich

Philippe Coutinho

Liverpool are set to pocket £18m if Philippe Coutinho's loan move to Bayern Munich (opens in new tab) goes through, according to Sport (opens in new tab).

The Brazil international is close to moving from Barcelona (opens in new tab) to Bayern after a difficult 19 months at Camp Nou.

The Bundesliga champions are poised to sign Coutinho on a season-long loan with an option to buy him outright for £120m next summer.

Bayern will cover the attacking midfielder's £11m wages, as well as paying an £18m loan fee to Barcelona.

However, the Catalan club will send that money directly to Liverpool (opens in new tab) as they continue to pay off Coutinho's original £145m transfer fee from January 2018.

Coutinho is expected to complete his move to the Allianz Arena in the next few days.


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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).