Loads of Liverpool fans salivated over a clause in the deal of Philippe Coutinho that will have an effect on future business with Barcelona, according to reports.
The Reds made an eye-watering £142m when Philippe Coutinho left the club in 2018, which was spent on signing Virgil van Dijk and Alisson Becker and helped turn them into Champions League winners. However, Jurgen Klopp’s side have benefitted in more than one way.
The Mirror cited that an £89m (€100m) premium has been placed on Barcelona that they would have to pay on top of any transfer fee. With Sadio Mane valued at £135m by TransferMarkt, this means the Catalan giants could have to pay £225m for the Senegal international. One fan described the clause as some of sporting director Michael Edwards’ best work, while another simply titled Mane as “irreplaceable” in the team.
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Check out some of the best Twitter responses down below…
They can give us 500m and they’re still not having Sadio.
— 30 Years Red (@30YearsRed) February 26, 2020
That clause is Mike Edwards’ best work https://t.co/ZypHEMGhpO
— Joseph Cousins (@JCuzzy1) February 26, 2020
Mane is going to retire at Liverpool
Barcelona will not be great again until they go back to what they used to do.
More home grown talent in the team. https://t.co/qMxqwHhido
— ♠ (@_Lehlo) February 26, 2020
Still not enough 🤭
— Yaseen Chotta (@YaseenChotta) February 26, 2020
And the rest
— Reece×6 (@LiV_erPool1) February 26, 2020
One of the 🐏 pic.twitter.com/tBQqNwJSXC
— Vuyo (@Vuyo38976480) February 26, 2020
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