Philippe Coutinho, celebrating a marked goal with the Liverpool


"Coutinho Is pure magic, ideal to play in the Barcelona"

Published:26/05/2017 - 09:23h

Updated:26/05/2017 - 17:03h

The seleccionador of Brazil, Tite, has conceded an extensive interview in which it has desgranado the talent of one of his players predilectos in the "canarinha", Philippe Coutinho, leaving clear that it would be the ideal signing for the FC Barcelona this summer

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It has not needed too much ball Tite, the seleccionador of Brazil, to undo in praises to the one who is one of his best players in the "canarinha", Philippe Coutinho, big star of the Liverpool that from does months sounds with a lot of strength like possible signing for the FC Barcelona of face to the next season 2017-18.

In an extensive interview conceded to "Sport", Tite has valued the enormous talent of the Brazilian midfield player and has planted him like an ideal incorporation for the Barcelona group, had to partly to the big connection that is supported by Neymar Jr on the terrain of game.

"Coutinho Can play like interior, is an ideal player for the Barça"

"I seat predilection by the midfield players, that are talentosos and creative, and that achieve to neutralise to the rival. My idea of football is to have a half of the consistent and creative field and at the same time aggressive, because it is the first step to have a big exert. The mark registered of the big teams is an average a lot of quality and Coutinho inserts in this context", says in the first place.

To Coutinho sees him like a "articulador". "It is an articulador. Has his ideal position so much in a 4-3-3 as in a 4-4-2, as it has seen in the Liverpool, where resupplies to Mané and Firmino and creates at the side of Lallana. They like me the players that have this characteristic and training".

Coutinho Plays in the left in the Liverpool, but in the right in Brazil due to the fact that Neymar occupies this position. "The ideal position of Neymar in the Barcelona is in the left side. Then I thought how I can work with these two players talentosos? Had to Willian (Chelsea) that it is more vertical, and Coutinho is more midfield player, is more creative, is more thinker, is more magic…".

Coutinho, a perfect signing for the Barça

Neymar And Coutinho shined against Paraguay (3-0) does some weeks. "They complement tácticamente. There was a goal in which the two threw a wall. Neymar By the left and Coutinho fluctuating by the centre, winning the back of the midfield players. The balloon arrived to Marcelo and marked. It is the synthesis of what can do", signals Tite.

And it thinks that it would be a big signing for the Barça. "Yes. Absolutely yes. I do not want to have the pretence to think on the Barça, but who does not want a player like Coutinho with this magic, with this capacity of invention and creation, of change of rhythm, of triangulation, of game built...".

In the Barcelona, the ideal position of Coutinho would be the one of interior. "I am speaking always hypothetically, that remain clear. There is Sergio and the two articuladores, what in Italy designate 'mezzalas' that they are Rakitic and Iniesta, that are the two thinkers of the team. Coutinho Can play in this function. It is an ideal player for the Barça".

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