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Rivaldo, loved with the signing of Coutinho by the Barça

Published:9/01/2018 - 20:18h

Updated:9/01/2018 - 20:18h

Rivaldo, mythical ex Brazilian player of the FC Barcelona, pronounced on the signing of his compatriot Philippe Coutinho by the Barcelona team. The ex footballer of the Barcelona picture blessed the last incorporation culé

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Rivaldo, the mythical Brazilian player that lució his football in the FC Barcelona to finals of the past century and starts of east, spoke on the recent signing of Philippe Coutinho by the Barcelona entity and valued very positively the contributions that can do his compatriot.

The ex player of the FC Barcelona explained that Coutinho will be able to adapt in a team where Leo Messi keeps on being the basic pillar. "All know that Messi is the big star and still has 3 or 4 years more to the highest level, so Coutinho will have his time to adapt and show his true value to the shadow of Messi", commented.

Rivaldo Also admitted that "it always is better arrive when a team is winning. Besides the current situation also deletes part of the pressure that Coutinho could have if the team was not working so well. We do not forget that it has turned into the most expensive signing of the history of Barcelona, what of course exerts a pressure on his shoulders".

The ex player of the Barça also explained that Philippe Coutinho, on the other hand, "will assume greater responsibility in his selection in a season that will culminate with the Glass of the World in Russia. But I am convinced that it goes to act in both extremes, club and selection, since it is in good form in this moment and the intensity that contributes of the English football will be crucial for him".

On Dembélé

Rivaldo Also spoke on Ousmane Dembélé, the another big signing of the FC Barcelona in the present season. "His injury was an enormous hit in his season of debut, but the French still is very young and goes to have his opportunities. I do not think that the arrival of Coutinho was a problem for him, since they are different players and Ernesto Valverde certainly has a plan for each one of them", said.

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