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Liverpool and Barcelona holding Philippe Coutinho transfer talks today as Reds eye Thomas Lemar as a replacement

Clubs will try to strike a fee for transfer this month as Liverpool look to Monaco's £90m-rated ace Lemar

Liverpool and Barcelona are reportedly set to hold transfer talks over Philippe Coutinho today.

Yahoo claims representatives from both clubs will meet in order to strike a deal for the Brazilian this month.

Liverpool and Barcelona are set to hold talks over Philippe Coutinho today

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Liverpool and Barcelona are set to hold talks over Philippe Coutinho today

It’s said that a fee of around £133million could be acceptable to both parties.

However, Spanish newspaper Sport claims Barcelona are only willing to offer up to £115m.

And it’s added that Liverpool will accept no less than £142m.

Coutinho is believed to be keen on swapping Anfield for Barcelona, with compatriot Neymar encouraging the switch.


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Coutinho could be heading to the Nou Camp for around £133m

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Coutinho could be heading to the Nou Camp for around £133m

And Liverpool chiefs, along with boss Jurgen Klopp, are open to the prospect of cashing in for a record sum in English football.

They have already spent a whopping £75m on Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk.


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And the Mirror adds that Liverpool are now looking to move for Monaco winger Thomas Lemar.

The France international is valued at £90m by his club and is reportedly keen on moving to Merseyside as Coutinho’s replacement.

Liverpool want to sign Monacos Thomas Lemar as Coutinhos replacement

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Liverpool want to sign Monaco’s Thomas Lemar as Coutinho’s replacement

Virgil van Dijk has already been snapped up for £75m

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Virgil van Dijk has already been snapped up for £75m

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