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Barcelona looking to buy Christian Eriksen instead of Coutinho

Sudipta Biswas
|Tue Dec 05 2017

The Nou Camp side Barcelona have turned their attention on EPL side Tottenham Hotspur’s midfielder Christian Eriksen. This news has come as Barcelona’s decision to sign Philippe Coutinho is going out of hand.

According to Spanish media outlet Don Balon, the Catalan side has commenced their bid for Eriksen after their negotiation with Liverpool has been fading away as Jürgen Klopp is not interested to sell out his favourite attacking midfielder.

Coutinho’s replacement Eriksen

So, the Barca think-tank found a replace for Coutinho in Eriksen and he will be available to join the Spanish club with a much lower transfer fee in January.

When Barca threw their fat coffer on Coutinho, Liverpool stood firm with their decision not to sell the Brazilain star.

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Meanwhile, Klopp’s freewheeling side has replaced Arsenal in the fourth position with their 5-1 at Barrington on Saturday.  The heart of Klopp’s free-scoring is Coutinho. So, Liverpool management is not interested to sell out the player.

Real Madrid want Salah

During the last summer, Liverpool signed Egypt’s Mohamed Salah who thump his authority at the Anfield, so The Reds don’t have the wish to let the player leave the club.

The winger has scored 18 goals in 24 appearances so far, and his rise in EPL attracted the attention from the world’s biggest club.

Salah’s coach Hector Cuper at Eygpt revealed that the Real Madrid want to sign the former Chelsea player.

In La Liga, Barcelona is leading the points table with 36 points in 14 matches while in EPL Liverpool is at fourth position with 29 points in 15 matches.

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