Edmilson says Barcelona face competition for Liverpool ace Coutinho

⚽ Edmilson says Barcelona face competition for Liverpool ace Coutinho ⚽



Barcelona hero Edmilson has jumped into the debate over the future of Philippe Coutinho.


The Liverpool midfielder has been linked with Barcelona as a potential long-term successor for Andres Iniesta.


And Edmilson, who has worked with Coutinho as part of Brazil’s coaching staff, is backing the move.


He told Sport: “Barca are looking for the best players. Philippe Coutinho is in a great moment, but he is also expensive. Several clubs want him.


“It’s a matter for management.”