Date:8th July 2021 at 8:12pm
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Although the focus is very much on Euro 2020 at the moment, clubs up and down the country have started to make preparations for the 2021/22 season.

In the Premier League, a number of moves have been agreed, including Jadon Sancho’s switch from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester United.

Now, according to Sport, it seems that FA Cup winners Leicester City are looking to pull off a headline transfer of their own.

It’s claimed that the Foxes have an interest in signing Philippe Coutinho from FC Barcelona.

The 29-year-old has really struggled to establish himself at the Camp Nou since a mega-money switch from Liverpool in January 2018 – so much so that he spent the 2019/20 campaign on loan at Bayern Munich.

Coutinho won the Champions League in his spell with Bayern.

Now with the Catalan giants allegedly needing to make a major dent in their wage bill before they can register new players, it’s claimed that Coutinho will be one of the current squad members sold this simmer.

Coutinho, who is currently recovering from knee surgery, was brought to England by then Liverpool and current Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers in 2013.

The Brazilian became a star in his five-year spell at Anfield, scoring 54 times in 201 matches.

However, with Inter Milan and AC Milan both also thought to be interested in Coutinho, Leicester could face a battle to sign the playmaker.

 
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