Coutinho has spent this time on loan at Bayern Munich, where he has scored 8 goals in 22 Bundesliga games - but the club are unlikely to make his deal permanent.
Man Utd are reportedly leading a host of Premier League clubs in the race to sign Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona this season.
The 27-years-old still has 3 years left on his deal at the Camp Nou but he appears unlikely to win his place back and Barca and could move on permanently.
According to Sport, Utd are interested in adding Coutinho to their line up, despite the successful January signing of attacking midfielder Bruno Fernandes.
Utd joins the race with Leicester City, Chelsea and Tottenham for the midfielder.
Coutinho was asked before whether he would be interested in returning to Anfield in the future & ruled out a move and said he is now 'on another journey'.
Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers, who managed Coutinho at Anfield, is another interested suitor. the Foxes are unlikely to be able to afford his transfer fees.
At last they are likely to sign him on loan with a view to a permanent move, though Barca are possibly to prefer a permanent deal given their current financial crisis.
On Monday, the club confirmed players would take a 70% pay cut in order to help keep the club afloat amid the coronavirus crisis.