Liverpool went to great lengths to ensure Barcelona snatched no more of their star players after Philippe Coutinho's departure in 2018.
At the time the Brazilian's exit was seen as a huge blow to the Reds who had nurtured the playmaker into one of the world's finest talents.
But Liverpool have only gone from strength to strength, winning the Champions League and now on the verge of clinching their first Premier League title.
Coutinho, however, struggled to impress himself in Barcelona and has since been loaned out to Bayern Munich.
His exit to Spain came only four years after Luis Suarez went in the same direction.
Knowing the impact the Uruguayan's departure had on the Reds they were keen to ensure Barcelona snatched no more of their players, or at least paid a premium if they did.
According to the Daily Star, Liverpool inserted a clause in the Coutinho deal that meant the Catalan side would have to pay €100million (£89m) for any other Reds player they wanted to sign before 2020.
With Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane both linked with La Liga giants, it protected Liverpool from losing either of their forwards.
It's also safe to say given both players' form since their values would be in excess of the clause figure anyway.
Coutinho has been linked with a transfer back to Liverpool but it remains unlikely.
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