?Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has revealed that he is unsure about the future of Liverpool forward Philippe Coutinho and that he happy with his current squad despite continued speculation linking the club with the Brazilian.
There is a ?strong belief that Coutinho will get his desired move to the Camp Nou during the January transfer window, with reports claiming Liverpool’s stance has softened but Valverde remained coy on any potential transfer.
Speaking ahead of Thursday’s match away to Celta Vigo in the Copa Del Rey, Valverde was asked to give his take on the Coutinho situation, with AS quoting him as saying : “I don’t know. I hear a lot of things and I don’t know whether they are true or not.
Barcelona’s Ernesto Valverde on Philippe Coutinho: “He is at another team and we respect the fact that he is at another team. He’s a great player and we don’t know what is going to happen in the future.” #LFC#SSN
— Bryan Swanson (@skysports_bryan) January 3, 2018
When asked about the prospect of a move for Coutinho being delayed until the summer, Valverde replied: “