Philippe Coutinho, posing with the T-shirt of the FC Barcelona


Coutinho: "Dream with marking important goals in the Barça"

Published:8/01/2018 - 14:49h

Updated:8/01/2018 - 15:27h

The new signing of the FC Barcelona, Philippe Coutinho, appeared this Monday in his first press conference with the Barça, answering to all the questions and showing a cheerful and calm character. "The Barça is the best club of the world", said

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Philippe Coutinho offered this Monday, from the 14.30 hours of the afternoon, his first appearance in front of the media after having signed agreement with the FC Barcelona until 2023. The Brazilian midfield player, visibly calm and cheerful, answered to all the questions in Portuguese, English and Spanish and engaged to leave the skin with the Barcelona T-shirt.

"I am very happy, want to appreciate to God, to my family, to all the directors of the Barcelona, that had a lot of patience, and to the Liverpool by the five years that happened there. They understood that it was my dream come here. We are very happy to be in a new house", said in first instance, recognising that already it has found with some mates. "I have seen the party of yesterday in the hotel, today have gone to the Ciutat Esportiva and have found me to some players and have taught me where train, where eat. I am anxious by that it begin everything".

"The Barça is the most important club of all, the best of the world"

To Coutinho asked him on Neymar Jr, first, and afterwards on Leo Messi"They are two big players. Game with Neymar in the selection and are fellow from small and to Leo Messi do not go it to discover now. I am happy to be able to play with him. Have different characteristics, I come to look for my place", manifested the new Barcelona signing.

Has clear that his dream, from the beginning, was to play in the FC Barcelona. "My dream was to come here. I have not had doubts to come here, the agreement that have is of five years and expect that in these years can play a lot of parties. Already I have played in LaLiga Spanish and expect to adapt me what before with my mates", commented the Brazilian.

"We had to change of flight three or four times"

Coutinho Is the most expensive signing of the history of the FC Barcelona"For me it is an honour, but the subject of money leave it for the clubs. What want to is to play and achieve successes", signalled in this regard. "All the world is very happy. It is the club of my heart, am very happy by them and have all my support". It agreed also of the Liverpool and showed him all his gratitude.

"I have lived five there wonderful years and am appreciated to the club and to the fans by all what have given me". On his experience in the big Leagues, think that will adapt fast to LaLiga Spanish. "All are important competitions. Here it is very seemed with England, with an intense game. I look forward to to adapt me well".

Neymar Jr Already has congratulated to Coutinho

Coutinho Recognised besides that Neymar Jr already has congratulated him by the signing"It congratulated me and it said me that there is an incredible changing room. Already they said it to me Paulinho and Luis and expect to be very happy here". It was not easy recalar in the Barça. "We had to change of flight three or four times, but when we arrive to Barcelona already could be calm. Want to appreciate them his patience, all comprised that it was my dream".

It dreams with marking in the Camp Nou, and desvela why chose to the Barça. "A lot of times have dreamed to mark the first goal, important goals. I have dreamed many times play here. My work is to work hard to be to disposal. I am very happy, also my family. It is the most important club of all and have happened big Brazilian players and look forward to to contribute with more successes. The Barça is the best team of the world, big mine idols went through here or are playing here. It was an easy decision", concluded the Brazilian.

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