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‘Welcome to Arsenal’ – Fans go crazy as Philippe Coutinho stuns Barcelona in Champions League



Mikel Arteta is on the lookout out for options in order to strengthen his squad this summer.

Willian became the first addition of the summer for the Gunners this week, signing a three-year deal after leaving Chelsea at the end of his contract.

And there is another Brazilian who is on his radar during the transfer window as Arsenal look to close the gap on the top four teams in the Premier League.

Arsenal are reportedly in talks with Barcelona after the Catalan club offered the forward to the Gunners this summer.

The former Liverpool man is currently on a season-long loan at Bayern Munich, but the German club have not opted to make the deal a permanent on this summer.

With his future unlikely to be at Barcelona, it leaves Coutinho looking for a new club.

And the 28-year-old has done no harm to his reputation during Bayern Munich’s Champions League quarter-final victory over Barcelona.

He came on in the 75th minute of the game and got himself on the scoresheet twice in a brilliant 8-2 victory for the Bundesliga side.

The winger’s two goals came within four minutes of each other, coming in the 85th and 89th minutes.

And the goals certainly caught the eyes of onwatching Arsenal fans.

Coutinho is no stranger to the Premier League having earned his move to the Nou Camp through his form for Liverpool.

The Brazilian scored 54 goals and provided 45 assists for the Reds in his 201 appearances for the club.

This season he has scored 11 goals in 35 appearances in all competitions.

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