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Coutinho focused on Champions League amid Arsenal links

Bayern Munich playmaker Philippe Coutinho is concentrating on the Champions League before he heads back to Barcelona and an uncertain future.

Coutinho focused on Champions League amid transfer talk

Bayern Munich attacker Philippe Coutinho insisted he was "fully focused" on the Champions League amid talk about his future. Coutinho will make his final appearance for Bayern against Paris Saint-Germain in the decider on Sunday before returning to parent club Barcelona.

However, the Brazil international is expected to make a permanent move from Barcelona and has been linked with a switch to Arsenal. However, the arrival of Ronald Koeman at Camp Nou and the need for an overhaul of the current squad with little in the way of funds to achieve irt may see the 28-year-old handed a repreive. 

In the meantime Coutinho, who arrived at Barcelona from Liverpool in January 2018 and scored twice in the 8-2 rout of his parent club, said his focus was on the Champions League final.

Coutinho: "It's a unique opportunity for us"

"My mind is fully focused on the competition," the playmaker told Esporte Interativo. "It's a unique opportunity for us. I'm very happy to be in the Champions League final.

"On my future, I haven't thought about it because I'm only thinking about the final."

Coutinho has scored 11 goals and provided nine assists in 37 games in all competitions for Bayern in 2019-20.