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Summary

  1. Coutinho signs contract for Barcelona
  2. Latest transfer news and gossip
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Live Reporting

By Greg O'Keeffe

All times stated are UK

  1. Read more about Coutinho

    Philippe Coutinho
    Image caption: Philippe Coutinho was officially unveiled as Barcelona player on Monday

    Thanks for sticking with us.

    You can read more about Coutinho's big move on the BBC Sport website here.

    • Here's what he was saying about "a dream come true" on Sunday.
    • And what's next for Liverpool without him?
    • Barcelona's 3-0 win over Levante
  2. Unveiling is done too

    The official event has now concluded.

    With that Coutinho shakes some more hands and heads off the stage pursued by a camera crew from Barca TV.

  3. Press conference over

    Well that's it for the questions now.

  4. Why Barca? Easy question

    He said: "They're the biggest club in the world. A lot of my idols, past and present, play here."

  5. Post update

    He has been asked about how many times he dreamed of this day; walking out on the Nou Camp pitch in the Barca colours.

    He said: "Many times but not just signing for the club - also to play big games and score big goals for the club"

    On being another great Barca Brazilian?

    He said: "I'm very aware of it."

  6. What position do you want?

    Coutinho said: "That's the coach's decision. I'm just here to work hard and do my best to help the team.

  7. Post update

    More on Suarez.

    "We almost won the Premier League together. It was a great time. He told me a lot about the city and the club and made me want to come here even more."

  8. Post update

    Coutinho has been asked about playing with Luis Suarez again.

    He said that Suarez is a good friend and sent him a lot of messages asking him to come. He even helped him find a house.

  9. Post update

    Mestre reveals there is a clause in the deal between Barca and Liverpool forbidding him from revealing the total transfer fee.

  10. Post update

    An English journalist has asked him a question now.

    He has asked about the Nike website accidentally publishing a picture of Coutinho in a Barcelona shirt before he left Liverpool.

    Coutinho said: "That's in the past. I'm just happy to be here. I want to reiterate my thanks to Liverpool for helping me realise my dreams."

  11. Post update

    He has been asked how he feels today.

    He said: "It feels great but it will feel better when I'm out on the pitch training with my team-mates."

  12. More price-tag talk for vice-president

    Mestre: "I won't discuss the numbers. They are between the two clubs. The important thing is we have the player here."

  13. Post update

    Coutinho was asked about his experience in Italy England and Spain and what was hardest.

    He said: "Spain is very intense like the English Premier League but they're all difficult. I'm just very happy now and looking forward to playing here."

  14. Post update

    "I was always clear from the very beginning and want to thank everyone who understood my desires and those at Liverpool who kept their word."

  15. Post update

    "The question of money was between the clubs. I'm just here to win and be happy."

  16. Compare Neymar and Messi

    "I've been friends with Neymar since he was a kid. I will meet Messi soon. They are two great players.

    "Can I help Barca fans forget about Neymar? I'm not here to do that - I just want to play well for the fans."

  17. No bidding war - we got him for less

    Barca have been asked whey they initially said they wanted no bidding war but then shelled out £142m to Liverpool for Coutinho.

    Mestre said: "There was an important reduction in the cost of this transfer. We can't go into numbers."

  18. Post update

    Coutinho said: "I watched the game yesterday from my hotel and I met some of the players at the training ground earlier. I'm just anxious to get going now."

  19. The Rules are laid down

    One question per journalist and 20 minutes duration.

  20. Coutinho is speaking

    Speaking in slow, steady Spanish Coutinho is answering his first question.

    I'm pretty sure he's going through the obligatory thank yous at present: Barca, his family, God and Liverpool.