According to reports, Barcelona now favor signing Nice star Jean Michael Seri over Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho.
The Brazilian Coutinho was strongly linked with a move to the Catalan giants during the summer and various bids were rejected by Liverpool ,who insisted that they would not sell.
After enduring much frustration whilst trying to lure Coutinho, the Spanish giants are said to now be considering turning their attention onto signing Seri during the January transfer window.
The Ivory Coast international could prove to be easier to sign and will come at a much cheaper price that the 25-year-old Coutinho.
Liverpool may also once again prove to be difficult to deal with, should Barcelona return with a bid for Coutinho.
The player renewed his deal with the Merseyside club only in January, which will see him remain at Anfield until2022 and this works in Liverpool’s favor in terms of negotiating.