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Luis Suárez describes the growth of Philippe Coutinho

Published:22/02/2018 - 18:58h

Updated:22/02/2018 - 19:00h

It treats him in the FC Barcelona as if it was his greater brother, and is that Luis Suárez and Philippe Coutinho have a very narrow relation. The Uruguayan has given some details on the boy to the that knew in Liverpool, that today has matured a lot

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From the first day in that it arrived to the FC Barcelona, and even before, Philippe Coutinho has had a support importantísimo in the changing room, in the hand of Luis Suárez that it has done charge of the that considers his "brother". The relation between both has several years of history and forged in Anfield, and the Uruguayan has given some details on her.

In some statements for the 'Magazine Barça' the one of Jump has remembered the first time that knew of the Brazilian: "I Knew to Philippe in January of the 2013. He was very young when it arrived to the Liverpool. It came of not playing a lot in the Inter because of some injuries that prevented him have continuity in the Italian team. In England the míster had clear that wanted to it and went in very well to the team".

"Had a very good group in the vestidor, Lucas Leiva, Sebastian Coates, Philippe and I. We lived in the same community and our women had a very good friendship. We went out to dine, jointed us to the afternoons and this facilitated his adaptation", has explained the charrúa on his first together days.

"I asked him to Gerrard that took care of Philippe, but when I leave to the Galaxy had to assume responsibilities"

Besides, Suárez also has given details of his personality: "When I came to the Barça, asked him to Gerrard that took care to Philippe, but he also left to the Galaxy. Philippe had to assume responsibilities. When it goes in in the field transforms . Philippe is very shy, very quiet and needs to take confidence. I have noticed the change of the boy that arrived to Liverpool to what has converted ".

"I am convinced that in the Barça will give us a lot of things, like player and like person. Has a quality that does him different. In his debut already saw that has personality. In the vestidor also appreciates his way to be, has a profile that likes a lot to the team. We value and respectamos these details when they arrive new players", has augurado the forward.

Gerrard, impressed

The one who remained impressed by the understanding between Suárez and Coutinho was Steven Gerrard, to the that bumped him the words that said him the ariete when it left of Anfield: "they Said a lot of what meant Cou for Suárez. It knew that they were joined, because all the sudamericanos and Spaniards loved to Luis, but called me the attention when he stood out to Philippe like our young talent more special. I saw me reflected in his words".

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