Liverpool are set to lose out on millions of pounds with Philippe Coutinho on the verge of a loan move to Bayern Munich, according to reports. Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic confirmed on Friday that Coutinho was set for a medical over the weekend before completing a season-long loan deal.
The deal reportedly includes an option to make the deal permanent at the end of the season if he proves a success at the Allianz Arena. The Brazil international has flattered to deceive since his œ142million switch from Anfield to the Nou Camp in January 2018.
And Spanish publication Sport (via Sport Witness) claims that Liverpool are set to lose (e)25m from the deal that convinced the Reds hierarchy to sell him to Barcelona.
The Catalan giants reportedly paid _120m up front with _40m coming in add-0ns with the Reds so far receiving (e)15m of the further ‘variables’.
The Reds got _10m for Barcelona qualifying for the Champions League in the last two seasons and _5m for him playing 25 matches for the club. The report adds that because of his move to Bayern, the Reds are likely to miss out on (e)20m for him appearing 100 times for Barcelona and _5m for winning the Champions League while he is at the club.