PSG offer €270m for Philippe Coutinho ‘in bid to keep Neymar happy’

PSG ready to make staggering offer for Coutinho

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly considering a world-record £240m bid for Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho this summer.

But this has not prevented PSG from launching a surprise move via his representatives in a bid to link up Neymar with his worldwide teammate.

Don Balon are reporting that the 26-year-old wants to head to the Bernabeu to replace Cristiano Ronaldo to aid his chances of claiming the Ballon d'Or.

Coutinho starred in Brazil's 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign that ended this weekend in the quarter-final and PSG's cheeky move will no doubt strain the relationship between the two club's even further after the highly publicised Neymar debacle in August previous year.

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Clooney collided with the Mercedes when it cut across his path at an intersection at around 8:15 a.m., Carabinieri Lt. La Nuova noted that the star complained of slight pain in his pelvis and bruises to a leg and an arm.

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The A-list couple are believed to have brought their parents to the island to help care for the children while George works. Clooney was pictured stepping off a private jet with wife Amal and twins, Alexander and Ella, near the end of last month.

According to the report, Neymar's uncertain status in Paris has caused concern with his employers, who feel signing childhood friend Coutinho would be one way to convince him his future lies at the Parc des Princes.

The former Liverpool star has made 22 appearances in all competition for Barcelona, scored 10 goals and provided six assists since joining in January.

Boosting the club's coffers would be the most obvious reason for Barcelona to sell their new star man. And in any case, PSG would first need to submit the offer with the club and not just the player's representation before any negotiations could commence.

Were PSG to stump up that astonishing amount of money, they would smash the world transfer record that they themselves set when they purchased Neymar from Barcelona for €222m (£198m) last summer. Previous reports stated Coutinho already turned down more lucrative offers from both the French champions and Real Madrid to sign for Catalan Giants from Liverpool in a £142m deal.

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