Barcelona had a number of bids rejected for Coutinho remaining summer season and feature been connected with every other pursuit subsequent month.
However, Marcotti does now not reckon the La Liga giants would need to splash out on any person who can not play for them within the Champions League till subsequent season.
And with Ernesto Valverde’s facet being six issues transparent of Real Madrid on the most sensible of La Liga, Marcotti does now not suppose Barca want Coutinho to win the league both.
“I think in January there is zero chance,” he stated on ESPN FC.
“I don’t see why Barcelona would cross and spend a huge amount of cash on someone who’s going to be cup-tied within the Champions League.
“If they navigate previous the Clasico subsequent weekend it’s now not like they actually want him to win La Liga both.
“Next summer season, who is aware of? All bets are off.
“We noticed (Alex) Oxlade-Chamberlain can play in midfield, Naby Keita is on his method.
“I feel Liverpool actually don’t need to promote however clearly you noticed what took place on the finish of the remaining window.
“I feel with Keita coming in and the associated fee being proper it generally is a game-changer.
“But what we’re seeing and what’s encouraging is that he’s satisfied as Larry in Liverpool at the moment and he’s enjoying nice soccer.”
Coutinho has been in surprising shape for Liverpool this season, scoring 10 targets in 17 appearances in all competitions.