Liverpool’s owners Fenway Sports Group have issued a statement via the club’s official website which insists that Philippe Coutinho will not be sold this summer.
The Reds have already rejected two bids from Barcelona for the Brazilian star and with speculation rife that he could still be sold, FSG have issued a strongly worded statement which says they will not be letting him leave at all during this window.
The statement in full reads:
We wish to offer clarity as regards our position on a possible transfer of Philippe Coutinho. The club’s definitive stance is that no offers for Philippe will be considered and he will remain a member of Liverpool Football Club when the summer window closes.
This will come as great news for Liverpool fans who have been worried that Coutinho would be the next in a list of top players who’ve been sold by the Reds in recent years.