Analysis: Philippe Coutinho finally completes £142m Barcelona switch – So what’s next? Did Barça overpay?

Another transfer saga is finally over. Just four days after Liverpool broke the world-record transfer fee for a defender to sign Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk for £75m, their own key creative asset in Philippe Coutinho has departed for La Liga giants Barcelona – becoming the world’s third most expensive player of all-time in the process. Continue reading