Philippe coutinho’s agent in contact with tottenham , as the former Liverpool playmaker is in line for a potential replacement should harry kane leaves tottenham.
The barcelona midfielder has struggled with form since making the switch to nou camp , with injuries , and other set back saw the Brazilian being sent out on loan .
However tottenham are now weighing up a sensational bid for Philippe Coutinho after they were offered the Barcelona outcast by agent Kia Joorabchian, according to reports in Spain.
Coutinho, 29, has often been linked with a return to the Premier League after struggling to live up to his enormous price tag at Camp Nou.
Barca paid £142million to sign the Brazilian playmaker from Liverpool in January 2018 but injuries and a lack of form have plagued his time in Catalonia.
Philippe Coutinho’s agent ‘in contact’ with Tottenham
Ronald Koeman’s side are in the midst of a financial crisis – their debts total over £1billion – so the club would be willing to sanction an exit for Coutinho.
That’s according to Mundo Deportivo , which claims Joorabchian has made contact with Tottenham chiefs over a transfer for his client.
The report adds Spurs are targeting a marquee signing who could ease the blow of Harry Kane potentially departing.
That being said, their swoop for Coutinho is not dependant on whether the England captain stays or leaves amid heavy interest from Manchester City
Barcelona are reportedly willing to entertain a loan deal for Coutinho as well as bids to sign him permanently.
This may pave the way for Spurs to sign Coutinho on a season-long loan with the option or obligation to sign him permanently next summer.