ROBERT, EX TECHNICAL SECRETARY CULÉ
Robert Fernández gives the key to fit to Philippe Coutinho in the Barcelona
Published:2/05/2019 - 17:59h
Updated:2/05/2019 - 18:00h
The signing of Philippe Coutinho was a personal bet of Robert Fernández, but the Brazilian does not finish to work in the FC Barcelona by more opportunities that give him . The ex technical secretary culé gave the key of as fit him in the team
Philippe Coutinho follows without starting in the FC Barcelona. The Brazilian footballer, that carries almost a season and average in the team of Ernesto Valverde, does not finish to find his place. After several parties in which it had improved, in front of the Liverpool went back to be this apathetic footballer that is not the first time that exasperates to the Camp Nou.
The carioca arrived to the FC Barcelona in January of 2018 precisely pertinent of the Liverpool, team against which the past Wednesday was whistled by part of the fans. It was a personal bet of Robert Fernández, predecessor of Éric Abidal in the place of technical secretary, that spoke on his situation in statements in 'Night of Champions', of Movistar Ties of Champions.
Robert thinks that the bajón of Coutinho is due to two factors: the psychological and the positional. On the first, ensured that to the Brazilian footballer is having a bad time it. "In the psychological plane am convinced that it has suffered a lot during a lot of parties, notices in the face and in the corporal language. It is not easy to play in the Barcelona, although Coutinho is a big footballer", said.
The ex technical secretary culé ensured that relocate him like midfield player could be the key to recover his best version. "It is important to find him the position. I think that it will come him better act like midfield player. His arrival to the Barça was mine, personal. Because I saw that it could assume the responsibility to substitute to Iniesta, further that Andrés is insustituible", concluded.
Besides, Robert also ensured that it is necessary to help to Coutinho from inside the changing room and elogió to Leo Messi for having him defended publicly of the whistles of the fans. "What needs Philippe, that is an extraordinary player, is help. And the gesture of Messi does not have price, is a cheque to the bearer", sentenced.
Coutinho, every time with fewer options
Philippe Coutinho can have it very raw in the FC Barcelona of face to the future. Like extreme, is question of time that Ousmane Dembélé go back to eat him the toast when it was physically to the one hundred by one hundred after his injury. Like midfield player, the presence of Rakitic, Arthur, Aleñá and the one of Frenkie of Jong in some months also will complicate him the existence. Win the place is in his hand...