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How the papers reacted to Coutinho’s Barcelona move

The Brazilian is headline news

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Philippe Coutinho’s move to Barcelona is unsurprisingly headline news all over Europe after the Blaugrana confirmed they had agreed a deal for the Brazilian.

Here’s a look at how it’s been reported...

Kop Out - The Mail on Sunday go with quotes from Jurgen Klopp who said he could not keep Coutinho at Liverpool.
The Times call the deal a ‘Heist’ as Coutinho finally seals his move to Camp Nou.
Signed - is the headline from Sport who also mention his €160m fee
It’s the same headline at Mundo Deportivo who also reference his €400m release clause
Coutinho can’t knock Zinedine Zidane off the front page of AS. But he does get a small mention across the top.
Marca aren’t too interested either. Coutinho is mentioned at the top - but they are more interested with Zidane.
L’Esportiu talk about Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh as Barcelona sign Coutinho on Three Kings Day
Coutinho record move - say the Daily Star who talk about a ‘record-busting’ £142m move. He’s also on the front page of the paper too.
Dream Barca move at last for Coutinho - is the word from the Sunday Express
And the Telegraph play it straight with - Barcelona sign Coutinho for £142m.

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