Having missed their own self-imposed deadline, today’s papers are predictably reporting that Barcelona will once again chance their arm for Philippe Coutinho later in the week.

Joining Rob Gutmann to discuss the latest murmurings around Liverpool’s precocious Brazilian, as well as the latest on Virgil van Dijk and other transfer targets, are Ian Salmon, Stephen Evans and Jamie Russell.

The Gutter is our look at the latest Liverpool transfer gossip, assessing the validity of rumours and reacting to the reliable reports on all the incomings and outgoings. Make sure you subscribe for that — it’s just £5 a month — and look out for special reaction shows when players do come and go.

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