SER: Barcelona cannot sign any players from Liverpool

The reason relates to a clause imposed when the Catalans signed Coutinho

Barcelona cannot indication any footballers from Liverpool for another two years. It pertains to a clause contained in the deal which noticed Philippe Coutinho proceed to Camp Nou in January.

The info, revealed by the show ‘Què t’hi jugues’ on Cadena Ser, explains that whenever both clubs agreed the €160 million offer for the Brazilian international, Liverpool wished to include a pact that could prevent Barça signing some of their other players.

The truth is, the clause lasts for 3 years, but twelve months has almost past because the deal was done. It had been the Premier Group club’s method of protecting their passions against the lure of playing for Barça.

Coutinho admitted the actual fact it had been Barcelona played a huge part in him pushing for a move from Anfield. It was an identical tale with Luis Suarez, who produced the same change in 2014.