Philippe Coutinho, lesionado in the knee

ALMOST SEVEN MONTHS OUT OF ACTION

The physical state of Philippe Coutinho worries to the Barça

Published:11/07/2021 - 00:30h

Updated:11/07/2021 - 00:30h

The Barça has begun his pre-season and Coutinho is one of the quoted players to the preparation of the culés of face to the course 21/22, but his physical state concerns

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On 29 December 2020, in a party of the FC Barcelona in front of the Eibar by LaLiga (1-1), Philippe Coutinho ingresó in the second part of the meeting to replace to Miralem Pjanic. It finished the clash with annoyances and in the proofs to which subjected a day afterwards, the medical services determined that it suffered an injury in the external meniscus of the left knee, reason by which on 2 January went through the operating theatre, for the first time. Since, it has not stepped again the terrain of game.

They have been almost seven months without having a lot of news of 'Cou' and obviously the club has his reservations on the physical state of the Brazilian player, that has not had a simple recovery. The club, in principle, estimated that it went to be three months out of action. When it went through the review, to finals of the month of March, the doctors understood that it was not evolving as it was had to. It travelled to Brazil and went back to go through the operating theatre for the extirpation of a cyst meniscal to charge of the Dr. Rodrigo Lasmar, under supervision of the medical services blaugrana.

The player had been up to now recovering in his country and, in his return to the City Condal, has aimed for the beginning of the pre-season, ensuring that it already is smart to go back to the film and his conditions are optimum. However, it has not received the high medical and from the club want to be very precavidos with his situation because, if recae of his ailments, will be impossible to put him in the market of signings.

It expects an exhaustive review

The medical services of the Barça, in definite, have a lot of doubts regarding the physical state of the carioca and, in fact, exists the probability that it go back to go through the operating theatre, as it has informed the newspaper 'Sport'. Of there that from this Sunday the player will be subjected to a sinfín of medical proofs (further of the medical recognition by which will happen all the players) to know for sure his current state.

Like this then , the Barça expects that it was in optimum conditions because, if it is not it, will be impossible to enter it in the market of signings. For the moment, in the City Condal have not achieved interested in the index card of the player, since the last clubs that had showed some interest (Marseilles, PSG, Everton, among others) have not advanced with some negotiation. The physical and economic factor will have a key paper, more than ever.

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