Beijing time on October 24, according to the Spanish media "Daily Sport", Barcelona coach Koman had previously refused to let Coutinho transfer to Arsenal because it was difficult for them to find a suitable one due to economic considerations replacement.
At present, the 28-year-old Coutinho's contract with the FC Barcelona will expire in the summer of 2023.
According to the “Daily Sports”: “Before the summer window closed, Barcelona coach Koeman had prevented Coutinho’s transfer to Arsenal. Koeman felt that it would be difficult for them to transfer to Arsenal, especially considering economic issues. A suitable substitute is found in the market."
"On the other hand, Coutinho also hopes to stay in the Nou Camp. He wants to persuade Koeman and the club board with his outstanding performance."