Hayward's report notes that Neymar is "open" to rejoining Barcelona, while a meeting is said to have been set up between Andre Cury, the top scout who helped mastermind the original move to Spain from Santos in 2013, and the player's entourage before Christmas.
Should they win the Champions League and Coutinho be part of the squad, a further £4.4 million payment is due to the Anfield club.
Coutinho signed for Barca in January previous year and was cup-tied in the Champions League, but he impressed in the second half of the campaign at Camp Nou, scoring 10 goals in 22 appearances as Barca won LaLiga and the Copa del Rey.
While Coutinho has undoubtedly failed to hit the heights of last season, he has endured his fair share of misfortune too.
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His wife, BreAnne, was driving, and they were on their way to pick up their two young sons, Luke and Ty, from school. Interim Head Coach Joe Philbin was one of the 10 interviewed, he was the first interview after the season ended.
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And Valverde has now called for the former Liverpool superstar to take heed from one of his teammates who's now kept him out the starting XI.
Reports have claimed that PSG may have to sell either Neymar or Kylian Mbappe, a €180m signing from Monaco, in order to comply with UEFA's financial fair play rules.
There have been some spectacular moments and promising performances, but the last few weeks in particular have seen the Brazilian desperately struggle to contribute on a consistent basis.
"When I wasn't playing Dembele everyone asked about him", Valverde said after the game, as per Marca.
Anthony Martial has held talks with United but is yet to sign a new deal, while Juan Mata is into the final six months of his deal. Once again, they would only pay that if Coutinho is still at the club.