Barcelona confirm Coutinho capture with €400 million buyout clause
London, Jan. 6, 2018 (AltAfrika)-Spanish football giant, Barcelona have confirmed that Liverpool sensation will move to nou camp this January in a move worth £142 million.
A statement from the club said “FC Barcelona and Liverpool FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Philippe Coutinho. The player will sign a contract for the remainder of the season and five more, and will have a buyout clause of 400 million euros “. The statement concluded.
The story of Coutinho capture broke Saturday afternoon and Barcelona moved to confirm the news to avoid any change of mind and puts the rumours to rest.
The move makes the Brazilian the most expensive player to move in or out of the premier league.
Coutinho was heavily linked with a move to the Camp Nou in the summer and Liverpool have finally caved to pressure, ending the long running transfer saga.