Spanish newspaper Sport, which is close to Barcelona, revealed the Catalan Tallion club's plan to prevent Russian Madrid from signing Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain when a two-club fight broke out on the player.
According to Sport: "Barcelona offices get a message on Fiso that Gareth Bale is too close to joining Bayern Munich after injuring Real Madrid player Leroy Sani from Manchester City."
According to German reports, Bayern plans to sign Bell on the loan in lieu of an injured tongue.
"Coutinho's deal with Barcelona's Bayern will continue to end soon."
Real Madrid have worked hard to get rid of Gareth Bale to pave the way for Neymar to sign without straining the club's budget.
According to Sport: "Without a miracle, no team will offer an offer to Gareth Bale and this will pave the way for Barcelona to sign Neymar."
Bayern Munich have announced a one-year loan deal with Barcelona Coutinho, with a clause giving them the right to buy the player.