The Turkish Super Lig is a viable option for footballers down on their luck and past their prime, but it looks like even their clubs won't accept the 25-year-old who was once regarded as one of the finest young strikers in the world.
Philippe Coutinho has set the Premier League on fire with his long range goals these past couple of seasons, and he took his skills to the international stage with a hat-trick as Brazil demolished Haiti 7-1 in their Copa America Centenario group stage match.
The Belgian has struggled to get game time at Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp, with the likes of Daniel Sturridge, Divock Origi and Roberto Firmino ahead of the £32.5 million signing in the pecking order.
The Europe League Champions are very keen on signing Liverpool's 26-year-old midfielder, who made a cameo appearance from the bench during the Europa League final between the two teams earlier this month.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was hoping for a re-union with one of his former wards at Dortmund, but that looks unlikely to happen with reports coming in that Manchester City have finalized a deal with the midfielder.
One representative each of Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool make it to the provisional 26-man Euro 2016 squad announced by Germany manager Joachim Low.
Belgium have announced their 24 man squad for Euro 2016, and it includes a dozen players from Premier League clubs such as Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Everton and Chelsea.
Goals from Joe Allen and Roberto Firmino helped Liverpool earn three points against Watford in an underwhelming 2-0 win at Anfield on Sunday.
Liverpool managed to overturn a 1-0 first leg deficit with a superb performance at Anfield in the second leg of their UEFA Europa League semi-finals. Daniel Sturridge had a part to play in all three of their goals as Liverpool won 3-0 to set up a final date with Sevilla.
Daniel Sturridge used to be top dog at Liverpool, but a spate of injuries has seen him sidelined from the first team. The English striker now finds himself behind in the pecking order, with Divock Origi and Roberto Firmino preferred ahead of him.