Philipppe Coutinho’s transfer saga has been of the most exciting this summer and it has taken a new twist with the Barcelona star rejecting a loan move to Tottenham Hotspur according to reports.
Coutinho has found it difficult finding his feet since he made a big money move to Camp Nou in 2018.
The Brazil international has suffered rejection by the club and fans due to a major decline in his performance as a section of the fans was heard booing him at times last season.
This has led to several media houses linking him with a potential return to the Premier League this summer and according to talkSPORT, Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham are all keeping tabs on the attacker.
BREAKING: Philippe Coutinho set to turn down a deal to join Tottenham on-loan.
– talkSPORT sources understand.
Tune in for more big transfer news.
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) August 7, 2019
On Tuesday, L’Equipe reported that Coutinho favors a move Arsenal and that he has agreed a season-long loan deal with the Gunners.
A new report then emerged of Tottenham launching a bid to acquire Coutinho on loan as they move in search of replacement for wantaway Christian Eriksen.
However, talkSPORT are now reporting today that the South American would not consider moving to White Hart Lane on loan.
Arsenal appear to be the front-runner for his signature but the Brazilian is currently training with the Barcelona squad in Miami so any transfer dealings will have to be really fast if a Premier League transfer can be actualized before the deadline on Thursday.