Former Liverpool star offered to Arsenal in surprise swap deal for Aubameyang – report

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Former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has reportedly been offered to Arsenal in a speculative swap deal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

That’s according to Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol, who suggests Barcelona are willing to include a transfer fee alongside the Brazilian.

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This rumour was immediately contested by Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, stating the Catalan side’s priority is to sell players.

Arsenal have previously been linked with a move for Coutinho, with French outlet L’Equipe claiming the former Liverpool man would be keen on joining the London-based side.

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Philippe Coutinho is often linked with an emotional return to Liverpool

The Reds are sometimes talked up as a possible option for the want-away Barcelona midfielder, but there is little chance of a reunion with Jurgen Klopp.

Although Coutinho is still a top-class player – his fruitful stint at Bayern Munich proved as much – the doors at Anfield are shut.

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