They also said that the transfer would be complicated because Coutinho would need to consent to it.
Mikel Arteta’s team finished eighth in the 2020-21 season after a disappointing campaign. They are the first European team to not compete in this season since 1995.
Arteta will benefit from Coutinho’s addition. His reputation as one the best players in the world has plummeted since he left Liverpool in January 2018 for Spain, in a PS105m initial deal.
Arsenal manager oversaw a disappointing start to the season, in which his team lacked offensive impetus. This culminated in humiliating defeat of Brentford by 2-0.
Publiated at Wed 18 August 2021, 11:01:12 +0000