Philippe Coutinho in a match with Bayern Munich


The loan of Coutinho to Bayern also caused friction between Barça and PSG

Published:3/09/2019 - 10:01h

Updated:3/09/2019 - 13:01h

Barça and PSG spent some weeks negotiating for Neymar, but finally did not arrive to an agreement. Philippe Coutinho, that could be key in the deal but went to Bayern Munich, also caused frictions between the catalan and the french

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The case Neymar was one of the big subjects of the summer 2019, but finally finish without solution. The Brazilian wanted to -and wants to- return to the Camp Nou and like this did it to him know to the PSG, that in spite of his bad relations with the FC Barcelona was some weeks negotiating before confirming what was a secret to voices, that both entities started the conversations too late as to arrive to an agreement.

As it is usual, there were several frictions between Catalans and French, and one of the most unexpected had to see with Philippe Coutinho. To the carioca looked for him destination from did some months, and after consolidating like key piece in the possible agreement with the Parisians, put course by surprise to the Bayern of Munich, where will play yielded this season with an option of available purchase for the Germans.

Several informations ensure that the 'bleus' reproached to the azugrana that the attacker went to the Allianz Sand, because it was an option that liked a lot in Paris. After a time with his name on the table, the requirements viraron with urgency to Ousmane Dembélé, Ivan Rakitic or Jean-Clair Todibo, although the dance of stars and of offers did not crystallise in a pact and the window estival closed his doors without remedy.

In the City Condal received with astonishment this reaction of the Frenchmen, since his own decisions moved them away of the Brazilian. First they blocked to the culés and denied to an exchange or a loan of the forward of Sao Paulo, and afterwards, according to near sources to the ex of the Liverpool, did an economic proposal very underneath of the pretences of the crack, what left him notably disappointed.

In spite of his reticencias initial, the '7' finish convinced by the samples of confidence of the Bavarians, that never arrived of the Park of the Princes. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge called him to pose him a project in full silence of Leonardo, and in front of this situation there was a 'himself' of the that now is not arrepintiendo. In spite of carrying some weeks in the Bundesliga, is increasingly adapted, so much in personal questions as in the sportive plot.

The Barça blocked to the Real Madrid with Coutinho

For the Barça, the apparition of the Bayern also was an opportunity, to plant to a descarte and to block to the Real Madrid. The Catalans did not see with bad eyes the possibility to remain with Coutinho, but the best solution was to treat of revalorizarle and finish the time and the alternatives. The germanos approached to ask and did not cost to arrive to an agreement, that in passing closed the door of exit to Gareth Bleat, by the one who also posed make an offensive in Munich.

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