Newcastle ‘prepared to offer Philippe Coutinho a £1M bonus to convince him to join them’

Newcastle ‘are prepared to offer Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho a £1MILLION bonus to convince him to join them over Aston Villa this summer time’… with the Brazilian proving a smash hit on mortgage within the Midlands

  • Philippe Coutinho joined Aston Villa on mortgage through the January switch window
  • The Brazilian needed to work with outdated team-mate at Liverpool, Steven Gerrard
  • A brand new report in Spain claims that Newcastle United are exploring a summer time deal 

Newcastle are reportedly getting ready a mega-money £1million bonus in a bid to entice Philippe Coutinho to the north east this summer time. 

According to Sport, the Magpies have already began to discover a deal for the Brazilian by means of intermediaries with a important bonus heading within the path of Coutinho had been he to select Newcastle. 

Coutinho has been a revelation since swapping Barcelona for Aston Villa on mortgage in January, scoring 4 targets and including three assists in 10 matches to date.  

Philippe Coutinho has rediscovered his best form at Aston Villa working for Steven Gerrard

 Philippe Coutinho has rediscovered his greatest type at Aston Villa working for Steven Gerrard

Eddie Howe's Newcastle are reportedly beginning to look into a summer move for Coutinho

Eddie Howe’s Newcastle are reportedly starting to look into a summer time transfer for Coutinho

A everlasting change to Villa Park is reportedly Barcelona’s ‘precedence’, with a deal mooted to be round £33.5m – however Newcastle’s reported curiosity may complicate any change to the Midlands. 

Cash-strapped Barcelona ‘should not keen to settle for reductions from Villa’ ought to higher gives are available from elsewhere. 

Arsenal have additionally been credited with curiosity within the former Liverpool playmaker.

Newcastle discovered themselves in a fierce relegation battle in January however key signings of Dan Burn, Kieran Trippier, Chris Wood, Matt Targett and Bruno Guimaraes has lifted Eddie Howe’s facet to 14th within the desk.

While Newcastle have professed warning about expectations in the summertime, with money no object beneath the Saudi homeowners, the report in Spain states that he’s seen within the north east as a key participant to build round as they appear to push for trophies. 

Coutinho has been a revelation at Villa Park on loan, with four goals and three assists so far

 Coutinho has been a revelation at Villa Park on mortgage, with 4 targets and three assists to date

He earns a staggering £480,000 a week at Barcelona which he will not match back in England

He earns a staggering £480,000 a week at Barcelona which he won’t match again in England

The 29-year-old’s enormous £480,000 a week wages on the Nou Camp will not be matched in England and Villa are presently paying just below 25 per cent of these weekly wages for six months, round £120,000 a week.

Villa boss Steven Gerrard has made no secret of the actual fact he would love the membership to signal his former Liverpool team-mate come the top of the season.

But Gerrard has additionally welcomed curiosity in Coutinho from rival golf equipment because it proves Villa secured a coup by signing the Brazilian in January. 

‘For me it would not make any sense to make any choices now,’ Gerrard stated final month when quizzed on whether or not they’re pushing to get Coutinho completely. 

‘When he is bodily in the appropriate place, when he is comfy and completely happy and having fun with his soccer, everyone knows we’re coping with a world-class expertise.

‘We simply want to maintain having fun with him, to maintain him wholesome from now till the top of the season and I’m certain he’ll assist us. To watch him and work with him and see him get again to his high type and luxuriate in his soccer once more is a pleasure.’ 

Gerrard wants to keep Coutinho but has welcomed interest from rival Premier League clubs

 Gerrard desires to maintain Coutinho however has welcomed curiosity from rival Premier League golf equipment

Asked about whether or not Villa is the place for Coutinho to fall in love with the sport once more, Gerrard added: ‘Phil was profitable at Barcelona however he had troublesome durations as nicely. He received to the stage the place he wanted a change of surroundings and a completely different film.

‘We need to be that film for him as a result of if we wish to get to the place we wish to be, we want to build it round skills like Phil, as a result of at his greatest he’s a high-level participant.

‘All good groups have game-changers who the opposition are actually involved about earlier than a ball is kicked. Phil has that standing and he’s giving perception to his team-mates.

‘Our strikers Ollie Watkins and Danny Ings need him alongside them as a result of he delivers on the massive stage. I do not management switch charges or wages.

‘All I can do is give my opinion to (sporting director) Johan Lange, (chief govt) Christian Purslow and the homeowners. They are watching the video games and they’ll make the ultimate choice. Phil has proven what he’s able to to date.’


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