Since we last conversed about football, Phillipe Coutinho has got the move he wanted, Barcelona paying £142 million for the Liverpool midfielder who joins the best side in Spain on a five and a half year contract.
At Barcelona the powers that be can be voted in or out of office by the members, and those supporters get impatient if the bosses do not spend enough money on purchasing players. The club sold Neymar for a world record fee and fans wanted to know when and how some of that cash would be spent. Coutinho will be groomed to be . . .
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