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Philippe Coutinho to stay with Barcelona?


Philippe Coutinho to stay with Barcelona?

Coutinho set for Barca stay?
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Arsenal could potentially miss out on the signing of Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona this summer after the dismissal of Quique Setien.

The Brazilian is currently on loan with German giants Bayern Munich, but the club have already decided against a permanent deal for his services.

Hence, he is expected to return to the Camp Nou this summer and reports have claimed that he could favour a comeback to the Premier League.

The Gunners have been fancied to sign him on a season-long loan deal, but their plans could be hampered with the arrival of Ronald Koeman.

Koeman has already been confirmed by Josep Bartomeu as the new manager and the Dutchman could hand a second chance to Coutinho at Barca.

Coutinho could still make the switch to the Emirates, suppose he expresses the desire to pursue a fresh challenge away from the Catalan giants.

Barcelona are in need of funds for a summer spending spree and a number of players including Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele have been linked with potential exits.