The future of Philippe Coutinho is finally crystal clear as he is set to officially join Spanish giant, Barcelona following agreement that was reached between the Catalan and Liverpool.
Barca themselves have confirmed that the deal is imminent as on their official website, revealing the contract length which seemingly five and a half season with 400 million Euro buy out clause.
No official numbers have been announced by either teams but the media believed that El Barca are paying in total of 140 million pound with 105 up front while the rest are performances related along with add ons.
It’s certainly far from a surprising deal, especially since last summer the Brazilian has made public of his wish to depart from Anfield and join Barcelona.
Unfortunately, The Reds refused to let Coutinho leave during that summer transfer window as they won’t have much time looking for a replacement.
Nevertheless, it seems that all parties involved never backed themselves out the agreement as everything eventually comes to fruition this January.
The player himself has already arrived in Spain and it’s just a matter of time before he signs his contract with Barca and being officially introduce as the club’s new signing this January.
As for Liverpool, it remain to be seen on whether they will now push hard in search for a replacement, though rumors are currently linking them with Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez.