Coutinho, in the bench during the Bayern-Olympiacos


Coutinho, in a second role with the new technician of Bayern

Published:7/11/2019 - 09:19h

Updated:7/11/2019 - 09:19h

The new trainer of the Bayern Munich after the dismissal of Kovac, Hans-Dieter Flick, left in the bench to Philippe Coutinho and took him out to the field in the minute 89 against Olympiacos

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Important men like Philippe Coutinho, Jerome Boateng, Ivan Perisic and Thiago Alcántara remained in the bench this Wednesday, of start, to receive to Olympiacos in the fourth day of the phase of groups of the Champions League. The Allianz Sand received the debut like new Bavarian technician of Hans-Dieter Flick, the one who bet by a combination of youth with 'heavy weights' to bend to the Greeks (2-0).

The Bayern Munich cost of the goals of Robert Lewandowski (69') and Perisic (89'), that went in in the second half, to add three points more than classify him mathematically for the eighth of final of the League of Champions. Regarding Coutinho, did not go in in the field until the minute 89 and did not have of time, in this sense, to do cost his quality.

Up to now 'Cou' had been playing in the best position for him, the one of stick with freedom to attack the area, shoot and give assistances to his mates from the balcony of the area. But after receiving praises by his fast adaptation, his level of performance has descended in the last weeks until relegarle to the bench, already in some parties under the control of Kovac and now in the first to the orders of Flick.

With the arrival of the German technician opens a new stage for Coutinho, that will have to win to pulse the minutes in the trainings and parties to have prominence. The Bayern Munich has of a staff talentosa, with young and multiple players possibilities in the line of attack, what will force to the Brazilian to step advance if it wants to lengthen his stay in Baviera further of the present campaign.

If Coutinho does not improve, the Bayern will not buy him

We remember that the Bayern has an option of purchase of 120 million euros to final of season, but hardly will exert it unless Coutinho explode and begin to cuajar brilliant performances of regular way. It hits it it is that, seeing his performance in the last parties, every time seems more to that player cabizbajo and grey that went out by the rear door of the Camp Nou.

There is not doubt any of his talent, but yes of his capacity to dazzle of usual way. Flick Will try reconducir the situation and take out the maximum benefit of his quality, but for the moment will throw of pragmatism and efficiency. What better work him in the short term, will be what more use. The paramount for the Bayern, now, is to recover the stability of results in the Bundesliga.

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