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Opinion: Philippe Coutinho transfer would be a gamble worth taking for Arsenal

Posted On: 5 Aug 2020   |   Posted By: CaughtOffside

Opinion: Philippe Coutinho transfer would be a gamble worth taking for Arsenal

It's looking good for Arsenal in their pursuit of Philippe Coutinho, even if it's not yet clear whether the Barcelona flop will be joining on loan or in a permanent transfer.
The latest on the Coutinho transfer situation comes from Catalan publication Sport , who claim the Gunners are in advanced talks over bringing the Brazil international to the Emirates Stadium.
MORE: Journalist details the reasons why attacker prefers signing for Arsenal on a free transfer
While a few years ago this might have seemed like a no-brainer, there's no doubt it's a slightly risky deal for Arsenal to be pursuing now, with Coutinho not looking the same player he was at Liverpool since he left Anfield for the Nou Camp.
Once one of the Premier League's great entertainers, Coutinho has looked a shadow of his old self at Barca, though there were perhaps signs of improvement on loan at Bayern Munich this season, even if not quite enough to make a permanent move to the Allianz Arena look likely.
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