It would also act as a safety net, in case Neymar forced a move away, likely to Real Madrid.
But according to the report, Barcelona, who are yet to receive a formal offer from PSG, would have no intentions of selling the Brazilian star, unless the Parisian club are willing to pay his 400-million-euro release clause. Coutinho has made an impressive start to life with the Catalan giants, and as a result of his good form, has emerged as a shock candidate for Ligue 1 moneybags Paris Saint-Germain.
Accepting that he will remain in the French capital, AS claim the 26-year-old has told bosses in Paris to sign his former Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez in the hopes that he will regain some form following a disappointing World Cup for the Brazilian.
A new report has come out suggesting that Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to pay €270 million (R4.2 billion) for a Brazil star, who featured at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.
Goals from Neymar and Firmino ensured the Selecao reach the last eight stage of the championship.
Were PSG to stump up that astonishing amount of money, they would smash the world transfer record that they themselves set when they purchased Neymar from Barcelona for €222m (£198m) last summer.
Boosting the club's coffers would be the most obvious reason for Barcelona to sell their new star man.
Cavani, who performed admirably alongside strike partner Suarez at the World Cup in Russian Federation before losing to France in the quarter-finals, is PSG's all-time top scorer with 170 goals. And in any case, PSG would first need to submit the offer with the club and not just the player's representation before any negotiations could commence.
Clooney reportedly was in Sardinia filming a television miniseries adapted from Joseph Heller's World War II novel "Catch-22". According to the site, George was said to be hit by a auto which suddenly changed direction at a spot close to a hotel.
Camila Giorgi , two-time major champion Angelique Kerber vs. (12) Jelena Ostapenko bt. (20) Kiki Bertens bt. Second seed Nadal was made to work just hard enough by Veseley Czech without ever looking in any danger.
Her brother, Liu Hui, who was handed an 11-year jail sentence for fraud in 2013. "China hopes to team up with Germany", he said. She was cut off from friends and family at her home in Beijing, with guards preventing a Sky crew from visiting .
The Duchess of Sussex looked elegant and chic as she arrived at Westminster Abbey for the Royal Air Force Centenary service. The Queen looked well after skipping Prince Louis's Christening on Monday, following a busy week in Scotland last week.
In the recent pictures that have come up, Ranbir carries niece Samara on his back and they all pose for a million dollar photo. Looking at that snow-like substance falling around Katrina's head, Arjun Kapoor had this amusing comment to make.
He averaged 13.9 points and 10.8 rebounds per game on a Rockets team that advanced to the Western Conference Finals in 2017-18. Anthony is likely to become a free agent even if he is traded, as his new team would likely waive him.
However the boys will remain in quarantine until doctors were sure they had not contracted any infections from inside the cave. A person with knowledge of the rescue said just before the eleventh person was spotted, that 10 people had been brought out.
The 57-year-old was travelling to the set of his new TV show Catch 22 in Costa Corallina when a auto turned and struck him. Hollywood star George Clooney has been injured in a collision involving his scooter and a vehicle .
The grants will let new orgs build out video capabilities, train staff on video best practices, and enhance production facilities. This is part of Google's broad response to the rise of fake news across the globe in recent years.
A number of other Croatia players were receiving massages and stretching of their legs before extra time and before the shootout. Those emotions just burst out of me. "The reason I cried was it was the best six weeks I've ever had in my life".
To that, Magic and GM Rob Pelinka have added Rajon Rondo , Lance Stephenson , Kentavious Caldwell-Pope , and JaVale McGee . No surprise here, that James has made it official, despite calls from some critics that he should back out of the deal.
France vs Belgium Start Time & Odds
With Eden Hazard pulling the strings and Romelu Lukaku providing the firepower, Belgium have what it takes to beat France . Martinez signed a new two-year deal as coach before the World Cup while Henry has not yet accepted an offer to continue.
George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy
The BBC reported the crash took place as Clooney was leaving his hotel in Costa Corallina, a beachside town in northern Sardinia. Sardinia is a large Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea and is over 500 miles from Clooney's villa in Lake Como.
Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary
Johnson's resignation marks a major blow to the stability of May's government, with speculation it could collapse already rife . Many Brexit campaigners in her Conservative Party say she has betrayed her promise to pursue a clean break with the EU.
Raptors 'generated buzz' in potential trade for Kawhi Leonard
Now there is speculation that Masai Ujiri could be inclined to make a bold win-now trade and acquire Kawhi Leonard from the Spurs. Leonard played in only nine games in 2017-18, scoring 16.2 points a night, well below his average of 25.5 in 2016-17.
Death toll mounts to 100 as Japan receives record rainfall
On Sunday, the prime minister, Shinzo Abe , said efforts to locate those still stranded had turned into a " race against time ". At the same time , it has been impossible to confirm the security and location of 78 others, " Suga told a news conference.
Fortnite Supply Llamas have been found in Europe
Shared earlier today through the game's official Twitter account, a mask hovered above the Season 5 text with a starry background. That means players can get ready to explore a revamped map and collect new loot through the battle pass on Thursday, July 12.
What every royal guest wore to Prince Louis's christening
Catherine's parents, her sister and brother-in-law Pippa and James Matthews and her brother James will also be in attendance. Meghan looked sensational in a simple black dress with matching fascinator as she clung to her husband's arm.
Meghan Markle has possible British accent in video
Catherine's parents, her sister and brother-in-law Pippa and James Matthews and her brother James will also be in attendance. It's Meghan's first christening - other than her own baptism into the English church - since marrying into the Royal Family.