Liverpool look to re-sign 23-year-old worth £35m to replace Coutinho – report

Liverpool are contemplating a move to sign AC Milan attacker Suso should Philippe Coutinho leave for Barcelona, according to reports

Transfer Agent
By Transfer Agent
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp Photo: New Balance

Liverpool are looking to re-sign Suso from AC Milan in £35m deal to replace Philippe Coutinho, according to reports.

The Daily Star, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that the Reds are considering a move to bring the Spanish midfielder back to Anfield despite offloading Suso less than 24 months ago.

The same article states that Liverpool are preparing to face renewed interest from La Liga giants Barcelona in 25-year-old attacker Coutinho in the January transfer window.

According to the same story, the Reds have identified Suso as a potential replacement for the South American should Liverpool finally give in to Barcelona although his £35m contract release clause could prove a stumbling block.

The Spain Under-21 international signed a contract with Milan following the expiration of his Liverpool deal in 2015 to call time on his five seasons at Anfield.

Suso has scored five goals and has made three assists in 10 appearances in Serie A this term to prove Milan’s most-creative player in the 2017-18 season so far.

Liverpool contended with a number of bids from Barcelona for their number 10 Coutinho in the summer transfer window but the Merseyside outfit refused to sell the Brazilian.

The Reds are in fifth place in the Premier League table and 12 points adrift of current leaders Manchester City.

MORE: Latest Liverpool FC news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Australian Open 2018
The Sport Review
Australian Open 2018: Simona Halep survives record-breaker; Angelique Kerber downs fellow champ Sharapova
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 40 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 25 footballers’ cars: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid players feature
The Sport Review
Top 20 Nigerian footballers in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Arsenal player wages 2017: Do you know how much Xhaka, Ozil and Coquelin earn each week?
The Sport Review
Jose Mourinho delivers huge Alexis Sanchez update after Man United beat Burnley
The Sport Review
Insider claims Mesut Ozil is close to signing new Arsenal contract
The Sport Review
Chelsea told to make January signing to help Eden Hazard