Philippe Coutinho, during a party with the Liverpool this past campaign


Coutinho Could debut against the Real Madrid in the Supercopa

Published:7/08/2017 - 11:50h

Updated:7/08/2017 - 13:13h

The FC Barcelona does not mark terms in the signing of Philippe Coutinho, but from the Catalan press ensures that the Brazilian could even have minutes in the Supercopa of Spain against the Real Madrid if the offensive culé surte effect

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There are not marked terms by the moment regarding the imminent signing of Philippe Coutinho by the FC Barcelona. However, it is not any secret that from the group culé wishes close the contracting of the Brazilian midfield player the before possible so that, of face to the dispute of the first official title of the season 2017-18, can be present to help to the team of Ernesto Valverde.

If the next offensive that prepares to make the FC Barcelona to beginnings of this same week surte effect, Philippe Coutinho could debut to the big with the Barça, in one of the two Classical that has programmed the combined Barcelona against the Real Madrid in the Supercopa of Spain, the days 13 and 16 of this month of August.

From the Barcelona entity do not wish exceed the 100 million fixed euros by the signing, by what players like André Gomes or Rafinha Alcántara could go in in the operation. The question is that Coutinho is convinced to give the step, and if fichase this same week by the Barça could have some minutes in front of the eternal rival.

Probably it would be acting in the left extreme that has left Neymar Jr, since the FC Barcelona does not have for now to a star consecrated to cover said position, and Coutinho knows very very what is to act of extreme when doing it in the selection of Brazil with a big performance.

Coutinho, increasingly near of the Barça

Of the contrary, will happen to occupy his natural position in the interior that usually occupies Andrés Iniesta in the Barça. It will not be easy to convince to the Liverpool and to Klopp, although the last events leave clear that the Brazilian every time is more near of the Barcelona.

It did not participate in the last friendly party of the 'reds' against the Athletic of Bilbao, and with the 222 million euros that will receive the Barcelona by the traspaso of Neymar Jr to Paris Saint-Germain results difficult to think that Coutinho do not go to recalar in the Camp Nou dressing the Barcelona T-shirt. Cost what cost, since at stake it is the prestige of the directive.

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