Brazilian and Liverpool star confirms that he was indeed interested in joining the Catalan Giants during the just ended transfer window
Coutinho had not featured for the side in the first four games amidst transfer rumors on an impending move to Barcelona.
Phillipe Coutinho speaking to ESPN Brazil after the Premier League week 5 game against Burnley did indeed confirm his interest to move Barcelona.
“What happened was a job offer and, in life, sometimes you get interested, sometimes you don’t, and in my case, as everybody knows, I got interested, my family too,” Coutinho made it clear
He also did accept the fact that to play in Liverpool was still an honor and he was going to give everything anytime he features for the club.
“But as I’ve always said, it’s a great honor to receive an offer from such a great club like that, but it’s also a great honor being here, Liverpool is great club worldwide.
“Now I’m here and I’ll give my best, as always.”
Here is the video full video of Coutinho speaking to ESPN BRAZIL.