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Bad news, Liverpool fans: Date set for Philippe Coutinho Barcelona transfer presentation and debut

Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho is reportedly edging closer to a transfer to Barcleona, with the club so confident of a deal they’ve started planning his presentation at the Nou Camp.

According to Don Balon‘s latest Coutinho Barcelona update, the Catalan giants have a date in mind for unveiling the Brazilian playmaker, who is expected to be their record signing.

Coutinho has shone for Liverpool and will be a big loss, but could be playing for his new club as soon as next week.

Don Balon claim the 25-year-old is in line to make his Barcelona debut on Thursday 11 January against Celta Vigo in the Copa del Rey.

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Looks like the Coutinho Barcelona transfer is edging ever closer

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Liverpool could struggle to replace such an influential player, with Coutinho showing himself to be one of the best in the Premier League and indeed the world since moving to Anfield back in 2013.

He should fit in well at Barca, with the former Inter Milan man possessing all the necessary flair and technique to make himself a big hit at one of the world’s biggest clubs.

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