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Coutinho Bid Accepted

Coutinho Bid Accepted

It's being reported tonight that Inter Milan have accepted a £10.2 million offer from Southampton for 20 year Brazilian midfielder Phillipe Coutinho.

However it appears Saints are waiting to see if Liverpool will match the offer.

Coutinho has started three games for Inter this season and has been capped once by his country, however he has already expressed a desire to stay at the San Siro so it's unclear if he would welcome a move to the Premier League. The sensible option would be yes, otherwise why have we continued our interest?

In our favour is the fact that Coutinho has previously played for Pochettino during a loan spell at Espanyol.

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Writer:Vital Saint
Date:Thursday January 24 2013
Time: 10:54PM

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Tancredi Palmeri on Twitter: "Coutinho-Southampton link!A representant from Inter in Southampton to understand if they'll raise the bid to right price,13m €(Sky Italy)"
SFC Forever
24/01/2013 23:18:00
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Beginning to look as though there is a chance we could get our man. Just have to wait and see. Quietly excited by this.
VSrednwhite
24/01/2013 23:41:00
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I keep slapping myself to check i am not dreaming. Nobody would have believed we would be linked with so many good players.
VSrednwhite
25/01/2013 00:30:00
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Certainly pushing the boat aren't we.
Vital Saint
25/01/2013 00:48:00
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Our trouble is that we have money and weaknesses in a couple of positions. Hoping that this is a good omen for our prospect of landing someone useful.
sfc4ghg
25/01/2013 01:00:00
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He is a good player and it will be good for your team. You guys may beat relegation afterall. But Liverpool appear a more decent move for him,so better dont dream much,@VSrednwhite.
Ohans
25/01/2013 10:29:00
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Agree with you and player has clearly said he wants Liverpool as well.
stellarnw
25/01/2013 16:08:00
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Looks like Liverpool have their man though Chelsea seem to have become interested.
sfc4ghg
26/01/2013 12:17:00
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