Philippe Coutinho, before a warming with the FC Barcelona

WILL HE PLAY IN THE WANDA?

Coutinho has already fulfilled the 3 weeks of absence: Koeman will have to decide

Published:15/11/2020 - 12:46h

Updated:15/11/2020 - 12:46h

Philippe Coutinho has worked to piecework in the three last weeks to return to the maximum level, and in the next trainings will see if he is able to play against the Atlético

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They happen the days and Philippe Coutinho already seems totally recovered of the injury that has carried him to remain three weeks moved away of the terrains of game, working in solitary to recover what before and return to help to the team. It carries several days working to high level and, after surpassing the ailment in the biceps femoral left, it will be necessary to decide if has minutes or no against the Athletic of Madrid.

The FC Barcelona will travel to the Spanish capital to measure in Wanda Metropolitan to the new team of Luis Suárez the next 21 November, of here to less than a week, and Ronald Koeman will have to take opt for including to 'Cou' in the alignment title, something that would come him of perlas because of the absence of long length of Ansu Fati, or opt by other alternatives.

Coutinho Has lost in the last weeks the parties in front of the Juventus and Dynamo of Champions League and in front of the Alavés and the Betis of League, in addition to the parties of the selection of Brazil in this stop of selections in front of Venezuela and against Uruguay for the phase of classification of the World-wide 2022.

I save in Getafe, when it went out in the second time, Coutinho has played to title the others four parties of League and the one of Champions in front of the Ferencvaros, having annotated a goal in each competition. The Brazilian star was playing to a big level before lesionarse, and foresees that it was important in this final stretch of the year 2020 so much in League as in League of Champions.

Koeman, with several possible alternatives

Along this last week, Coutinho has intensified the effort in the trainings to be beside the rest of his mates the before possible. It will be Ronald Koeman the one who decide, from this Monday, if it is or no in conditions to return to the team and work with the group, thing that will accelerate the high doctor with all probability.

Without Ansu Fati, Coutinho could go in in front of the Athletic in a forward in which they would accompany him Leo Messi, Griezmann and Dembélé or Pedri, two players that have showed a big performance in the last commitments. All this with alternatives like Trincao and Braithwaite expecting also his opportunity in the bench, without forgetting to the canteranos Riqui Puig and Aleñá.

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