Philippe Coutinho during his loan to Bayern Munich by Barça


Philippe Coutinho's biggest mistake

Published:31/03/2020 - 17:19h

Updated:2/04/2020 - 09:09h

Philippe Coutinho was a true star in the Liverpool, but decided to change of airs. From then, at all it went out him like him it expected

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Robert Fernández, ex technical secretary of the FC Barcelona, saw in Philippe Coutinho the relief generacional of Andrés Iniesta, but the Brazilian did not work in the position of interior. Ernesto Valverde also tested him like left extreme, but his performance did not improve and went then when the sportive direction and the own player arrived to the conclusion that separate his ways was the best alternative.

Given the circumstances, the past summer, the Bayern of Munich and the FC Barcelona arrived to an agreement for the cession of the mediapunta Brazilian to the Bavarian entity by a season in return of 8'6 million euros, the payment of the index card to the complete and the inclusion of an option of purchase of 120 'kilos' to final of season. In Germany have clear that will not execute said option, by what from the Camp Nou will have to him go back to look for a new exit.

Several teams of the Premier League like Chelsea, the Tottenham Hotspur, the Arsenal, the Leicester or the Manchester United would be had to carry it of face to the next season and, in fact, Coutinho would be loved to go back to the English championship, in which it achieved to shine as never in his career. It was in the rows of the Liverpool, a team to the that has very difficult to return.

According to the informations published by the English media 'The Mirror', Coutinho has confessed to his nearer surroundings that arrepiente deeply to having left the Liverpool, a group in which it was considered the star and in which it reached a level that situated him between the best footballers of the planet to base of goals and of big played.

Case omiso to the councils of Klopp

From 2017, the FC Barcelona went behind the signing of the carioca and, then, Jürgen Klopp advised him not to leave and remain in Anfield. "Remain you here and will finish building a statue in your honour. It sees to another place, to the FC Barcelona, ​​to the Bayern of Munich or to the Real Madrid, and will be a player more. Here you can be legend", would have said him the trainer germano.

But Coutinho had very clear that his wish was to go back to Barcelona -already had played in the Espanyol- to dress of Barcelona and tightened so that the Liverpool accepted the 120 million fixed euros more the 40 in variables that offered from the Camp Nou. The 'reds' accessed and, from here, the Brazilian was decreciendo in his performance. To his 27 years, looks forward to to go back to be this player that shined in Anfield.

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