Brazil's Rivaldo has explained that Lionel Messi's dominance at Barcelona is responsible for Philippe Coutinho's unimpressive performances at the Nou Camp.
Philippe Coutinho will only join Newcastle if the Premier League club appoints Mauricio Pochettino as manager, reports in Spain claim, cited on Daily Star.
Philippe Coutinho would have to be bought by £87million this summer, according to reports from Spain. Chelsea are at the forefront of the deal for Coutinho.
Philippe Coutinho is set to return to Barcelona after his loan spell at Bayern Munich. The Brazilian forward has not impressed his employers at the Camp Nou.
Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele are unsure of their future at Camp Nou. The superstars joined Barcelona in the club's record fee about three years ago.
Lionel Messi has registered his displeasure about the transfer plans of Philippe Coutinho. The Brazilian winger is wanted by a number of Premier League clubs.