Barcelona might struggle to raise the winter funds it would require to tempt Liverpool into selling such a key figure halfway through the season, although claims of a "promise" between them and Coutinho would seek to unsettle any harmony.
Yet despite Grau's comments, Spanish football expert Guillem Balague remains doubtful that Barça will actually submit a bid for the Brazilian in January.
For much of the summer, talk was of Philippe Coutinho's potential Liverpool exit, yet when the transfer window slammed shut the Brazilian remained at Anfield.
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This could bring a blast of high winds to the Emerald Isle, particularly the western half of Ireland early next week. The storm is not now a threat to any land. "I am not quite sure what to make of it", Dr Klotzbach told Bloomberg .
News of a winter move would be odd considering Barcelona would still need to beat the offers said to have been made in the summer.
"Of course they are still interested in Coutinho, they've got everything sorted with the player, we've all known that for months".
Former Liverpool defender Dominic Matteo believes Philippe Coutinho is a level above his club teammates and would easily fit in at FC Barcelona or Real Madrid.
"But will they convince Liverpool?".
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Barcelona's summer interest appeared to have an affect on Coutinho.
It is clear that Liverpool will not entertain offers for their star playmaker, with Coutinho a key part of Klopp's side moving forward.
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Despite the unexpected drop in employment, the unemployment rate dipped to 4.2 percent in September from 4.4 percent in August . That suggests that pay could be picking up, even excluding the storms, and encouraging more people to look for work.