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Liverpool Set To Receive Just £4.5 Million Of The £84 Million Barcelona Owe For Coutinho

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Liverpool Set To Receive Just £4.5 Million Of The £84 Million Barcelona Owe For Coutinho

Barcelona owe a massive £84 million to the banks over the Philippe Coutinho deal with Liverpool, who'll reportedly receive just £4.5 million.

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Coutinho swapped Liverpool for Barcelona in January 2018 in a transfer worth a believed £142 million, and the Spanish giants paid a large amount up front with the rest to be paid in bonuses.

When the Brazilian midfielder reaches certain milestones, it triggers a financial installment.

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However, AS claim Barcelona still owe £84 million for Coutinho, who's now on loan at Bayern Munich following a miserable spell in Spain.

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It's not clear whether the amount is related to bonuses, yet £24 million is said to be due in the 'short term' - with £60 million set to paid in the future.

Barcelona club accounts also state that a huge chunk of the money is payable to a third party lender with Liverpool in line to pocket a measly £4.5 million via Mirror.

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The La Liga champions owe a combined £232 million to clubs in transfer fees.

So, it's not just Liverpool who're waiting on payments. Ajax are owed £43 million over the sale of Frenkie de Jong and Bordeaux are owed £27 million over the transfer of Malcom.

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Barcelona also owe £25 million and £9.7 million to Gremio and Bayern Munich over the transfers of Arthur Melo and Arturo Vidal, respectively.

Coutinho, meanwhile, scored 21 goals during his one-and-a-half-year spell at the Camp Nou before securing a move to Bayern Munich in the summer.

And fans are starting to see the real Coutinho in Germany as he contributes with goals and assists.

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Coutinho, Football, Barcelona, Bayern Munich

Nasir Jabbar
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