Are Philippe Coutinho and Liverpool headed for a showdown?

Philippe Coutinho reportedly turned in a transfer request but Liverpool says they aren't selling.

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ARE LIVERPOOL AND PHILIPPE COUTINHO GEARING UP FOR A SHOWDOWN?

ON WEDNESDAY THE REDS REJECTED A BID FROM BARCELONA FOR THE MIDFIELDER.

ON FRIDAY COUTINHO REPORTEDLY HANDED IN A TRANSFER REQUEST.

JUST HOURS AFTER LIVERPOOL SAID HE’S NOT FOR SALE.

“The club’s definitive stance is that no offers for Philippe will be considered and he will remain a member of Liverpool Football Club when the summer window closes.”

A BACK INJURY WILL KEEP THE BRAZILIAN OFF THE FIELD FOR SATURDAY’S SEASON OPENER.

MANAGER JURGEN KLOPP TRIED TO DOWNPLAY THE DRAMA.

JURGEN KLOPP: “PHIL IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR US, THAT’S FOR ME THE BIGGER ISSUE ACTUALLY SO HE IS NOT ABLE TO PLAY AND ALL THE REST IT’S NOT FOR YOU IT’S JUST BETWEEN ME AND ALL THE BOYS, NOT JUST PHIL.”

THE SUMMER TRANSFER WINDOW CLOSES ON AUGUST 31.

WILL COUTINHO STILL BE A RED? LET US KNOW IN THE COMMENTS BELOW.

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