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Solskjaer non-committal over Coutinho transfer

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He said who he plays for

Manchester United v FC Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final: First Leg
A brilliant midfielder, and Philippe Coutinho.
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Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has refused to be drawn into speculation over the future of Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho, which absolutely will not stop us trying to make a story out of it anyway.

Solskjaer was speaking before United’s game against Barcelona tomorrow. Barcelona, remember, is a city, in the region of Catalonia, which is also within the borders of Spain. Spain is a member of the EU, a 27-country bloc that encompasses free movement, a customs union. a single market, and many other shared regulations. The EU is in Europe, which is a continent in the World. It is attached by land to Asia, and thanks to some Spanish regions within Morocco, it borders Africa, and some French and Dutch territories are in South America, as are the Falkland Islands.

United trail Barcelona 1-0, and they look unlikely to overturn the deficit given they are missing the suspended superstar Luke Shaw at left-back, and thus will have to make do with Ashley Young, Diogo Dalot, Marcos Rojo or Matteo Darmian.

Aside from that fantastic chat, Solskjaer was also pressed on the possible move of Coutinho to United in the summer. The Brazilian playmaker has been the subject of a rumour linking him to Manchester United for the last six months. Do not forget that Manchester is in England, which is in the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom is a member of the EU, a 27-country bloc that encompasses free movement, a customs union. a single market, and many other shared regulations. The EU is in Europe, which is a continent in the World. It is attached by land to Asia, and thanks to some Spanish regions within Morocco, it borders Africa, and some French and Dutch territories are in South America, as are the Falkland Islands.

Here is what Solskjaer had to say about Coutinho: “He is a Barcelona player”.