Suarez reveals why Coutinho want to leave Liverpool

Suarez reveals why Coutinho want to leave Liverpool

"Obviously he must be excited because he's a player who has ambition and any player would want to come to Barca", he told Mundo Deportivo.

However, Liverpool's resolve looks like it will be tested again in January with Barcelona's CEO Oscar Grau insisting that funds are available to bring in big-name recruits.

Barcelona instead signed five new players in the form of Paulinho, Nelson Semedo, Gerard Deulofeu, Ousmane Dembele and Marlon Santos, with the Brazilian being sent to Nice on a two season-long deal in order to continue his development. Barcelona made several attempts to land him in August, with bids in the region of £100 million made, but they were knocked back.

Nevertheless, with the personal terms said to be agreed, it's now down to Liverpool's owner FSG being kind enough to agree a fee with Barcelona.

The former Inter Milan player is said to not want the "noise" of the French side's interest to ruin his dream move.

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It could well start with him informing Liverpool about a desire to move.

"He went through a hard and very complicated moment but as a professional he has continued to show how good a player he is and the personal quality he has".

Liverpool fans can see just what an important part of the team he is with crucial goals just after the Brazilian returned from the treatment table and many would consider him to be genuinely irreplaceable.

It has scheduled training sessions at Parc des Princes, where its star Neymar plays for Paris Saint-Germain, on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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