Philippe Coutinho’s life after Liverpool continues to go rather badly, as for the third summer in a row stories out of Spain cast a financially struggling Barcelona as wanting rid of the 29-year-old Brazilian who is their third top earner.

More than that, according to Sport, Coutinho’s dream would be to return to Liverpool. However, in one piece of good news for anyone tired of having the former Red linked with a return, Sport say Liverpool’s doors are closed to him.