Four Premier League clubs are reportedly interested in bringing former Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho back to the Premier League.
Coutinho is on loan at Bayern Munich from Barcelona for the season with the Bundesliga giants having the option to buy the Brazilian at the end of the campaign.
The attacking midfielder struggled to settle at the Nou Camp since arriving and has been regularly linked with a return to Anfield having left Merseyside for the Catalan giants in January 2018.
But the Mirror claim Liverpool are not one of four Premier League clubs interested in the 27-year-old.
Instead, Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham have been linked with a move setting up a potential transfer battle in the summer.
The Mirror claim a return to the Premier League is Coutinho’s ‘prime objective’ with Bayern reportedly unwilling to commit to the £100m asking price Barcelona want.
Former Inter Milan star Coutinho is on huge wages at Barca with Bayern paying the £240,000 per week while he is on loan in the Bundesliga.
Philippe Coutinho joined Barcelona from Liverpool in 2018
And it seems a move to the Premier League would also be on loan with the quartet of Premier League clubs also unwilling to pay the fee to take him on a permanent deal.
Former Arsenal star Emmanuel Petit believes Coutinho regrets leaving the Premier League over two years ago.
“If I was Philippe Coutinho, every morning I would wake up and think to myself, ‘Why, why, did I sign [for Barcelona] in Spain?'” Petit said.
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“And do you know why I say this? Because, I can remember the time when I’d wake up, when I was at Barcelona, when I left Arsenal, and I was thinking the same way, ‘Why did I leave? Why did I leave? Why did I leave?'”
“And to be honest with you I am sure Coutinho has been asking himself the same…