The forward left Liverpool for Barcelona on a club contract in January 2018, but went through a rough patch in Spain as he struggled to recreate his form at Anfield.
The Spanish giants attempted to sell the 29-year-old in the summer of 2019 but couldn’t find a buyer and he ended up spending the season on loan at Bayern Munich.
Despite winning the treble, Coutinho’s playing time in Bavaria was limited by injury and the Bundesliga giants decided not to sign him permanently after his partial role.
Given a second chance at Camp Nou by Ronald Koeman last summer, Coutinho started the season well, but hasn’t played since December after breaking his meniscus.
Reports in Spain have indicated in recent months that Barca will look to sell Coutinho this summer as new president Joan Laporta plans a squad overhaul.
Everton have been tentatively linked with the playmaker in recent months, while speculative reports have often raised the prospect of Coutinho’s return to Anfield.
And now Copacabana Brazilian Rodizio, a Brazilian steak house based in Queens Square, posted an image of Coutinho on Instagram with a rather interesting caption.
It reads: “We look forward to welcoming you back and starting to make special memories with you again. @ phil.coutinho #coutinho #liverpool #copacabana.
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Fans took to the comments section of the restaurant’s post to find out if they meant it could join the Reds, Blues – or even the Tranmere Rovers!
Wolves are 6/4 favorites, with bookies being Coutinho’s next destination, while Everton are priced 12/1 and Liverpool are 14/1 to secure the playmaker’s signature.
While the Brazilian’s agent, Kia Joorabchian, revealed last month that his client was “definitely” interested in a return to the Premier League at some point.
He said: “We are still waiting until the end of the season before we start talking about anything in terms of transfers.
“I always said he liked to play in the Premier League. He has enjoyed his time very much and if the opportunity arises to return to the Premier League, either this year or in the future, he is certainly considering that.
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