Liverpool still owed more than half of Coutinho's transfer fee

8 October 2019

Photo: Getty Images Brazilian international Philippe Coutinho made the move from Liverpool to Barcelona in January 2018. Coutinho played just a season and a half for the Catalan side before he was loaned out to Bayern Munich prior to the start of the current campaign.

Barcelona still owe Liverpool more than half of the £142 million fee they are believed to have agreed for Coutinho.

This makes Liverpool Barcelona's chief creditor in terms of player debt.

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According to the financial figures of Barcelona's 2018/19 report, the club still owe Liverpool £84.5 million from the Coutinho transfer.

With the transfer believed to be worth £142 million, Liverpool are yet to receive more than half of the transfer fee for the Brazilian international, who is currently on a season-long loan at Bayern Munich.

Of the outstanding amount, £24.9 million is due in short-term payments and £59.6 million in the long term, Spanish outlet AS writes, making Liverpool Barcelona's largest creditor in regard to player debt.

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