What the papers say Former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho could be set for a long-term stint at Bayern Munich. The Daily Mirror reports that the 27-year-old’s team-mates at the German club have begged bosses to bring the Brazilian on-board permanently following a sensational hat-trick in Bayern’s 6-1 win over Werder Bremen on Saturday. Coutinho is currently on a season-long loan at the club after 18 months with Barcelona.
LaLiga leaders Barcelona saw a six-match winning streak halted after a 2-2 draw at Real Sociedad – which could see them knocked off the top of the table ahead of El Clasico.
Brazil ended a run of five matches without a win with a 3-0 friendly victory over South Korea in Abu Dhabi.
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BARCELONA are preparing to launch a fresh attempt to sign Philippe Coutinho during the winter transfer window after being thwarted by Liverpool over the summer.
YOU can’t always get what you want.
BARCELONA general manager Pep Segura has said the signings of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele are "close" after watching his side lose to arch-rivlas Real Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana final.