Chelsea hailed as best club for Barcelona midfielder

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According to Liverpool legend John Barnes, Chelsea alongside Arsenal are the best clubs for Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho, who is currently on loan at Bayern Munich.

Coutinho is free to leave Barcelona this summer after Bayern Munich decided against signing him on permanent basis and the former Liverpool midfielder is open to a return to the Premier League

“It is an exciting watch with what is going to happen with Philippe Coutinho this summer, they are many teams that are wanting to sign him,” Barnes told BonusCodeBets.

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“I don’t think Tottenham would be interested, as I don’t know if the way that José Mourinho likes to play will suit him, as he likes the ball and having a lot of possession, whereas Mourinho doesn’t necessarily play that way.

“Arsenal could be the best club with the style of football they play.

“Chelsea could be another good match, because of the way Frank Lampard sets up his team, so with that in mind, Arsenal or Chelsea would be the best solution for him.

“I don’t think he will go to Manchester City to be honest. Pep Guardiola would be able to get the best out of him but there are often times that he has been in a successful team already, and he hasn’t been able to show off as much as he would like.”

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