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Coutinho confesses: Messi, Ansu Fati, his return to Barça, Koeman...

Published:2/12/2020 - 18:30h

Updated:2/12/2020 - 18:30h

Philippe Coutinho spoke in an interview about two of his teammates at FC Barcelona, ​​Leo Messi and Ansu Fati. The Brazilian praised both and also referred to how his return to Barça is being after his year on loan at Bayern

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Philippe Coutinho spoke with the magazine 'World Soccer' and confessed how was his first conversation with Ronald Koeman before returning to the FC Barcelona. Besides, the Brazilian left clear that did not do him any illusion mark him to the Barça in the quarter-finals of Champions League with the Bayern of Munich. On the other hand, it praised to Leo Messi and also had good words for Ansu Fati, the big promise of the group barcelonista.

On Koeman, the one of Rio de Janeiro explained that the Dutch called him shortly after the final of the League of Champions and admitted to be very happy with him. "After the final of the Champions, called me personally and said me that it wanted to that it went back to the Barcelona. I felt me very happy when knowing that it trusted my and that wanted me ofturn . It knows a lot and it does not have fear to test new things and distinct systems", stood out.

Also it spoke of what felt with his doublet in the humillante goleada that the Bayern put him to the Barça in Europe and of this second opportunity that is having in the Barcelona. "It was an odd feeling mark him to my team in Champions. But it played with the Bayern and it is necessary to be professional. But whatever happens it wanted to play with the Barça and go back is what wished. For me it is to start afresh again and have win to play well with the team and win to attain successes", recognised.

Leo Messi is one of his best friends in the Barcelona changing room and Cou did not doubt in praising him above the rest. "It is the best, can train and play with the has been a dream", declared. Besides, it confessed that from his stage in the Liverpool dreams with the duet that could form with the rosarino. "When I was in the Liverpool, was used to to see the trident of Messi, Neymar and Suárez, and sometimes did not believe me what saw. Now I have my opportunity to make history with him", commented.

It spoke of Ansu Fati and of the rest of promises culés

But also it had time to put by the clouds to Ansu Fati. "It does not have limits. Already with alone 18 years is showing that it is able of no only to play to the highest level but also to project", said, although it asked patience with him by his youth. "There are a lot of players in the Barça with a lot of experience and all the youngsters can learn with them. It is normal to be very ilusionado with a player like him, but at the same time have to leave him space and time to grow", affirmed.

In addition to the Hispanic-guinean, the culés have other young projects of star in the staff, as they are for example Pedri or Francisco Trincao. The one of River thinks that with all they it is necessary to have calm and a lot of patience. "The Barcelona has a big path with young players that has formed and that have been between the most important players of the world. There are many right now, but insist that it is important to leave them mature to his own rhythm", concluded.

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