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How Manchester United could line up next season with Philippe Coutinho?

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Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Barcelona loanee Philippe Coutinho this summer.

Catalan giants paid a record £142million to bring the Brazil international from Liverpool in 2018 but he couldn’t imppress and so was loaned out to Bayern Munich.

Barcelona are hoping to sell Coutinho this summer, when he returns from loan in Bundesliga and as Red Devils are interested, Old Trafford may be the place the 27-year-old ends up playing.

Should Coutinho move to Manchester then he could form a stunning midfield trio with Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba which would add some much needed quality within the squad.

However, that depends whether Pogba decides to stay at United, as he has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid and Juventus, recently.

In any case, link-up with Pogba and Fernandes could help Coutinho regain the incredible form he showed during his time at Liverpool. This trio may work wonders and offer intense support to Marcus Rashford, Daniel James and Anthony Martial up front.

At centre-back Harry Maguire would lead United’s defence next to Eric Bailly, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Luke Shaw would start at full-back.

David de Gea would obviuosly start between the sticks as part of a squad that would fight for silverware at the Premier League and in European competitions as well.

Here is how the lineup will look like with Coutinho:

Source- Daily and Sunday Express

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