The Brazilian's future at the Nou Camp has come into question following his poor performances last season, with Manchester United also being spoken of as another potential destination.
Coutinho's chances for regular first-team football have come into doubt following the arrival of Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid for €120million
Former club, Liverpool have now emerged as the frontrunners to lure him back to Anfield, Calciomercato claiming that Coutinho has given his approval to return back on a two-year loan spell, with the option to buy permanently for
"I was told they have no intention of selling him, that Barcelona have not spoken to anyone and that stories to the contrary are simply not true.
"I won't let them do that and all of us in Philippe's camp will not let that happen because Barcelona have told us he is staying."