Chukwueze On Barcelona Radar As Coutinho Replacement
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As Barcelona are looking to sell Philippe Coutinho, 19-year-old Nigeria international Samuel Chukwueze is being touted as his replacement, according to Foxsport Asia.

Recall Barcelona signed Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool for a club record fee of 142 million euros back in January 2018.

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However, the Brazilian is still seemingly unsettled at the club. Philippe Coutinho has not managed to take his chances and he has always been in and out of the team.

The Catalans have now decided to cash in on him and claim at least some return from their investment, a year and a half later.

Concise News learnt that Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are considered to be the two parties interested in him and his price tag is well within their affordability.

Ernesto Valverde’s side has now shortlisted a replacement for the inevitably outgoing former Liverpool winger in Villarreal sensation Samuel Chukwueze.

The 19-year-old Nigeria international has enjoyed a breakthrough spell in the Valencian Community and some of Europe’s top European clubs are gunning for his services, as reported by the Fox Sports.

Samuel Chukwueze has been one of Villareal best players this season.

Samuel Chukwueze’s speed and agility could actually be a huge asset for Barcelona and the player may also consider going there because of the availability of playing time.