FC Barcelona have already had two bids rejected for Philippe Coutinho, but the Catalan giants are willing to offer Liverpool one of their stars as part of the deal.

The Reds released a statement on Friday saying that the club will not listen to any offers for Coutinho.

However, SkySports News claim the Brazil international has handed in a transfer request as he looks to join the La Liga giants,

According to Don Balon, Barca are willing to offer cash and midfielder, Ivan Rakitic in the deal to sign Coutinho.

Jurgen Klopp is believed to be a big fan of Rakitic, who struggled to cement a regular spot in Barca's line up last season under Luis Enrique.

Coutinho scored 14 goals in 36 appearances all competitions for Jurgen Klopp's charges in the 2016-2017 season.

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