The links, though, led nowhere, and the advertising copy was quickly removed.
In addition to manufacturing Barcelona's kit, Nike also sponsor Coutinho, who wears Nike-made boots.
Nike have since deleted the section on their website.
After scoring 12 goals and assisting another nine as part of Liverpool's "Fab Four" in the first-half of the season, Barcelona are likely to come in for Coutinho again.More news: Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea
In fact, Paulinho has apparently been making jokes about Coutinho looking for a house in Spain, which might actually be true.
Meanwhile in The Telegraph, Chris Bascombe called the situation "bizarre" and Sky's Guillem Balague said there have been no meetings between the clubs' representatives about a January deal-though Balague believes, as do many, that there has been a softening of Liverpool's stance that could pave the way for a summer move.
"Nobody told me that".
'He showed his character in the games and in the training sessions.
'That is what I am interested in because all the rest I can't, and don't, want to talk about - because if I open the door then you run all the way through'.