Some Arsenal fans have welcomed the idea of having Philippe Coutinho as a potential replacement for Mesut Ozil after the Brazilian international was linked with a move to the north London club in the summer transfer window, according to the Daily Mirror.
The report also states that fellow Premier League rivals Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur have all enquired about signing Coutinho alongside Arsenal.
The 27-year old is currently valued at £63 million according to Transfermarkt and has scored 41 goals and provided a further 37 assists in 152 appearances in the Premier League for Liverpool. The Gunners would hope that Coutinho can replicate if not better these stats should he move back to England in order to help them be where they want to be in the top flight.
Looking at the player’s final season at Liverpool (2017/18 on WhoScored), he averaged more shots per game, more dribbles and more through balls a game than his German counterpart did in the same Premier League campaign.
Is Philippe Coutinho better than Mesut Ozil?
These Gooners would welcome Coutinho to the club, even if it means that they would have to lose Ozil:
Yess perfect ozil replacement
— AwwalGimba (@Awwalgimba) March 23, 2020
We would/should as a replacement for Ozil. Depending on the price. He won’t come though.
— RedWhite_Gooner (@RedWhite_Gooner) March 23, 2020
He can play as a number 8 in a 4-3-3 but I think if you asked him his fave position would be the free role in a number 10 in a 4-2-3-1. Would have him over Özil any day.
— Unaididntknowbest (@Artetahairline) March 23, 2020
If arsenal manages to offload Ozil The club sign Coutinho or fekir👍🏾
— EYE TEST (@ArsenaISuck) March 23, 2020
Ozil it’s over need to sell and Coutinho Replace Ozil
— K £ N N ¥ (@veseli_kenan) March 23, 2020
martinelli auba pepe
— Matthew (@matthewtacovsky) March 23, 2020
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