Liverpool are reportedly set to take Barcelona's kit manufacturer Nike to court after they 'wrongly' announced the transfer of Philippe Coutinho on their website, a blunder which could cost the American company an 'astronomical' fee.
The audacious stunt saw Nike display an advert on their official online store on Saturday, which encouraged fans to purchase a Barcelona kit with Coutinho adorned on the back - where the page was subsequently removed within an hour.
BREAKING: ESPN Brazil report that Liverpool will go to court over the fact that Nike, Barcelona's kit supplier, announced the arrival of Coutinho to Barcelona.— DaveOCKOP (@DaveOCKOP) January 1, 2018
The constant speculation and confidence from the Barcelona camp has stirred Liverpool into action as they are set to demand an 'astronomical' fee from their kit suppliers - who also sponsor Coutinho - in court due to their 'carelessness' - as per
Liverpool will demand an astronomical fee for Philippe Coutinho if any deal is to be reached in January, after Nike’s marketing blunder pic.twitter.com/aHsQkOjB71— PurelyFootball UK (@PurelyFootball) January 1, 2018