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Barcelona rumor round-up: Jean-Clair Todibo, Philippe Coutinho & Ousmane Dembele latest

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Todibo to join Everton?

Today’s rumors start with news that Jean-Clair Todibo is apparently close to a move to Premier League side Everton.

According to Sport, Barcelona will sell the centre-back for €20 million. The report reckons they wanted €25 million but the Toffees couldn’t quite afford it.

Barca also wanted to include a buyback option but apparently that’s off the table too...

Barca want to swap Coutinho and Dembele

Moving swiftly on to the Telegraph where there is news that Barcelona would to arrange swap deals for unwanted duo Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele.

The Spanish champions have been busy informing Europe’s top clubs that the pair are available for part-exchange once the transfer window opens.

Barca are also willing to swap Arthur for Miralem Pjanic and Nelson Semedo for Joao Cancelo.

Rafinha to cost €16m

Meanwhile, Mundo Deportivo bring news that Rafinha is another player potentially on his way out of the Camp Nou this summer.

The Brazilian is currently on loan at Celta Vigo but will be allowed to leave on a permanent deal if any club coughs up €16m.

Rafinha is expected to attract interest this season after a decent spell at Celta, and clubs in the Premier League and Serie A are reportedly keen.

Chelsea cool interest in Coutinho

And finally we end with a report that Chelsea have decided that signing Philippe Coutinho may not be such a good idea after all.

Indeed the Blues have actually been thinking that they might be better off buying Kai Havertz instead, according to The Athletic.

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