Philippe Coutinho, presented with the Barça two years ago


OFFICIAL | This is the mythical number that Philippe Coutinho will wear

Published:25/09/2020 - 16:52h

Updated:26/09/2020 - 17:09h

Philippe Coutinho already has dorsal official for his second stage in the FC Barcelona after his step like yielded by the Bayern of Munich during a season

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After a year like yielded in the Bayern of Munich, Philippe Coutinho returned to the FC Barcelona in search of a second opportunity. The carioca won the Champions League, the League and the German Glass with the Bavarian group and, although it was not indisputable headline, if it was considered an important player like revulsivo, something that exemplified marking two goals and danso an assistance in the 2-8 of Lisbon.

Now it touches him go back to the Camp Nou, after Ronald Koeman demanded his presence. The Dutch, conscious of the difficulties for fichar, considered that Philippe Coutinho had a lot that contribute him to the game of the team and, in fact, during the parties of pre-season has seen to the mediapunta Brazilian tremendously active and hit, in a very improved version with regard to which showed before his go through the Bundesliga.

Coutinho, with win to triumph in the Barça

One of the big doubts that generated the turn of Philippe Coutinho, in addition to how will be his performance, was the dorsal that would carry in his second stage like culé. When it arrived to the FC pertinent Barcelona of the Liverpool, the carioca remained the dorsal number '14' -associated to the mythical Johan Cruyff- that had left free Javier Mascherano, but when it initiated the new season changed it by the '7'.

Of face to this season, had the possibility to recover the '7', that was free from his course, but in a kind gesture finish it to him yielding to Antoine Griezmann. The French carried this dorsal -fetish for him- so much in the Athletic of Madrid as in the French selection, by what Philippe Coutinho did not have problems in leaving that it was the ex colchonero the one who the luciese.

In this new campaign, the mediapunta Brazilian will recover the '14' that carried when it arrived pertinent of the Liverpool. A dorsal that carried important players like Thierry Henry (2007-10) or Javier Mascherano (2010-18) and that went back to remain free when it left Malcom. Besides, with this '14' in the back, Philippe Coutinho exhibited the best version that has seen him in the FC Barcelona.

They define the dorsal

In addition to oficializarse the '14' of Philippe Coutinho, there are other players that already have dorsal official. Some of them are Ansu Fati, that will have the '22'; Pedri, that lucirá the '16'; Francisco Trincao, that will remain with the 17; Carles Aleñá, that will inherit the '6'; or Rafinha Alcántara, that will recover the '12'. By the moment, remain free the '2' of Nélson Semedo, the '4' of Ivan Rakitic or the '9' of Luis Suárez.

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