Arsenal Could Buy Philippe Coutinho For $12M

Arsenal could sign Philippe Coutinho for just £9million

Arsenal could sign Philippe Coutinho for just £9million

The Independent are reporting that Coutinho could join Arsenal in a part-exchange swap deal involving Matteo Guendouzi, who Gunners boss Mikel Arteta is keen to move on as soon as possible.

The highly rated coach is considered to have the Gunners heading in the right direction, with a sense of optimism returning after claiming some notable scalps in the Premier League and en route to the FA Cup final.

Arsenal need to beat Chelsea at Wembley to qualify for the Europa League, which would provide a budget boost for Arteta this summer.

While Bayern have a €120 million option to make the loan permanent, it is not an option that the Bavarian's are planning on taking up, and with Barcelona looking to balance the books, Coutinho is expected to be one of the club's more high profile departures this summer.

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Despite winning the LaLiga title in 2018-19 under Ernesto Valverde, the 28-year-old did not feature in Barca's first-team plans this season, and went out on loan to Bayern. The Bundesliga champions have shown no interest in signing him permanently.

Arsenal could pay as little as £9 million ($12 million) to Barcelona for Coutinho.

Elsewhere, questions have been asked of Mustafi's role on a regular basis during his time with the Gunners, and Arteta has admitted to being in the market for another centre-half after seeing the Germany global ruled out of his immediate plans through injury.

'And we need a bigger squad to compete in this competition.

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