Philippe Coutinho has told Barcelona that hew ants to leave the club this as reported by Spanish radio station Cadena SER.
The news has put many teams interested in the Brazilian on red alert with Manchester United believed to be one of the teams after the midfielder.
The report also claims that as both parties acknowledge that very few clubs can afford the 26-year-old, a price tag of around £80m has been set.
A potential move to Old Trafford would anger and upset the Liverpool faithful after Coutinho shone for the Reds after arriving in 2013.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is desperate to add to his United squad this summer after a hugely disappointing campaign, which saw the club finish sixth in the Premier League.
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