# Philippe Coutinho

Last year
# Transfer News
Aston Villa seal €20 million permanent deal for Barcelona's Coutinho
The Brazilian has impressed since arriving on loan in January.
# Pen to Paper
Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard happy to sit tight on Philippe Coutinho deal
The club have the option to buy the Barcelona midfielder at the end of the season.
# The Return
'I missed the Premier League,' says Coutinho, after unforgettable debut
The Brazilian latched onto Jacob Ramsey’s low cross with a cool finish from close-range to cap Villa’s fightback.
# instant impact
Dream debut for Coutinho as Villa comeback to hold Man United
Two goals from Bruno Fernandes had put the Red Devils in the driving seat.
# the magician
Coutinho set to be reunited with Gerrard as Barcelona and Aston Villa agree loan deal
The Brazilian attacking midfielder will travel to Birmingham to complete a medical in the next 48 hours.
All time
# Criticism
Christian Eriksen 'too slow' for Bayern Munich
Lothar Matthaus, who took in two spells with the Bundesliga giants, is not convinced by the Danish playmaker.
# expensive
'We couldn't afford him' - Klopp hints that Liverpool wanted Coutinho back
The Reds boss has suggested insufficient funds prevented the club from bringing the player back to Merseyside.
# Adios
Bayern loan Coutinho from Barca with option to buy for €120m
The German champions will pay the player’s wages and reserve the right to purchase him next summer.
# Transfer News
Bayern sign €10 million French starlet as Sane bid on ice
Borussia Moenchengladbach confirmed on Saturday that they had sold midfielder Mickael Cuisance.
# on loan
Coutinho edges closer to Bayern loan move after Barcelona reach 'agreement in principle'
The 27-year-old was left out of Barcelona’s squad for tonight’s La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao.
# transfer talks
Barcelona officials in Paris to discuss Neymar-Coutinho deal - Reports
Two of Europe’s superpowers are looking to do some major business before the window shuts next month.
# Going nowhere
Philippe Coutinho set for Barcelona stay after Miami win over Napoli
The former Liverpool forward has distanced himself from a move to Tottenham.
# warning
'Coutinho would face more pressure at Liverpool' - Rivaldo
The Brazil international playmaker has been linked with a return to Anfield, but his fellow countryman believes he may want to remain at Camp Nou.
# red blooded
‘His heart and affinity is very much with Liverpool’ - Coutinho’s agent hints at possible Anfield return
The player’s agent has ruled out a move to Man United, but also claimed that Barcelona don’t plan on selling Coutinho.
# dead wood
Barcelona gear up for clear-out as president admits players will leave
Philippe Coutinho and Samuel Umtiti are among the stars rumoured to be close to the exit after a disastrous end to the season.
# Planning ahead
Barcelona suffer defeat after resting 11 players ahead of Liverpool clash
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho were all among those absent.
# Staying Put
'I'm happy at Barca' - Coutinho rules out Premier League return despite frustrations in Spain
The 26-year-old has failed to nail down a regular starting berth with the Catalan giants and has been linked with Manchester United and Chelsea.
# Concern
What is going wrong for Barcelona's €160 million man?
Philippe Coutinho has struggled at the Camp Nou since his move from Liverpool.
# Reserve judgement
Coutinho told he has Barca future as bench duty continues for ex-Liverpool star
‘Barca signed him because he’s one of the best in the world and he’s going to give us a lot.’
# success
Messi, Coutinho get Barcelona off to winning start
The Argentine superstar scored Barca’s 6,000th La Liga goal.
# Report
Neymar-inspired Brazil prevail, as Mexico bow out at last 16 for 7th consecutive time
The PSG star scored the winner in Russia today.
# World Cup 2018
A Coutinho cracker, a push, and a penalty shout: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland
It was honours even in tonight’s Group E clash.
# Claim
'Casemiro is one of the best, if not the best in the defensive midfield position'
The Real Madrid star has been lauded by Gilberto Silva ahead of the World Cup getting underway in Russia.
# jogo bonito
Nike's Brazil World Cup ad sees Ronaldo recreate iconic airport scene from 1998
Hard to believe it’s 20 years since the original.
# strength in depth
This Liverpool squad is the strongest I've ever worked with - Klopp
The man who led Borussia Dortmund to the 2013 Champions League final says there is huge competition for places right now.
# Benched
Valverde defends decision to drop Coutinho as Barca equal club record
Andres Iniesta started ahead of the Brazil international for the Catalan side’s 2-0 victory over Eibar.
# Claim
Mo Salah is ‘probably the best Liverpool signing in the past 15 years’
The Egyptian has taken Anfield by storm, scoring 29 goals so far in his first campaign as a Kop.
# Off the Mark
Watch: Philippe Coutinho scores impressive first goal for Barcelona
The Brazilian helped Barcelona to victory in the second leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final clash against Valencia.
# Overspent
'Coutinho isn't worth €160m' - Barcelona overpaid for Liverpool star, says Carragher
The former Reds defender remains disappointed at having seen the Brazilian leave Anfield mid-season, with a cheaper summer deal making more sense
# Unimpressed
Liverpool owners criticised over Coutinho sale: 'Fans don't care about bank balances, they care about winning'
Former managing director of the Reds, Christian Purslow, has accused John W Henry and Fenway Sports Group of prioritising money over on-field success
# Support
Luis Suarez defends subbed Coutinho after first La Liga start
Philippe Coutinho experienced a relatively quiet match at Camp Nou on Sunday but Luis Suarez defended the Barcelona recruit.
# new man
Coutinho makes debut as Barcelona through to Cup semis
Luis Suarez scored an early opener in the quarter-final second leg before Lionel Messi’s deflected effort.
# Ready to go
Philippe Coutinho set for Barcelona debut, handed Mascherano's number 14 shirt
The ex-Liverpool star has been named in the Catalan side’s squad for Thursday’s Copa del Rey clash against Espanyol.
# Claim
Mahrez the wrong option to replace Coutinho at Liverpool - Owen
The Reds have money to spend following the €160 million sale of a Brazilian star to Barcelona.
# Advice
Liverpool urged to sign PSG midfielder as Coutinho replacement
After the sale of the Brazil international, the Reds must look for a top quality replacement such as Marco Verratti, says Christian Purslow.
# Departures Lounge
Martin O'Neill to Stoke, Griezmann's Man United wage demands and all today's transfer gossip
Plus, the players Liverpool have identified in their search for a Philippe Coutinho replacement.
# Done Deal
Coutinho's Barcelona career delayed by thigh injury as he signs five-and-a-half year deal
The Brazilian is set to be out of action for another three weeks.
# Talent
Coutinho 'had everything' at just 18 years old
Rafael Benitez has recalled how impressed the coaches were at Inter.
# Farewell
Klopp hails Coutinho's professionalism after he was denied 'dream' Barca move in summer
The Brazilian’s €160 million switch to the La Liga giants was confirmed today.
# It's Official
Barcelona agree record €160 million deal with Liverpool for Coutinho
The Merseyside club issued a statement on Saturday evening confirming the Brazilian’s departure.