liverpool supervisor, jurgen klopp, has explained that the membership did all they may to hold philippe coutinho, however the player have been “determined” to go to barcelona due to the fact july.
the reds have agreed an initial price of €120million (£106.4m), with a further €40m (£35.5m) in add-ons with the catalans.
“it is with first-rate reluctance that we – as a group and club – prepare to say farewell to an awesome pal, a terrific individual and a top notch player in philippe coutinho.
“it is no secret that philippe has desired this pass to appear considering july, whilst barcelona first made their hobby recognised.
“philippe was insistent with me, the proprietors or even his teammates this changed into a pass he become desperate to make appear.
“in spite of that, we controlled to preserve the player here beyond the summer season window, hoping that we would have the ability to persuade him to live and be a part of what we’re trying to do,” klopp said.