Spanish “Barcelona” has officially confirmed the transfer of midfielder “Liverpool” and the national team of Brazil Philippe Coutinho.
A 25-year-old midfielder Catalans have posted 120 million euros. Another 40 million in the European currency Liverpool can get if Coutinho can get anywhere in Spain some success.
Rookie “blaugranas” signed a contract with the club for 5.5 years. Barcelona immediately ordered compensation space for Coutinho – 400 million euros.
“With great reluctance we – as a club and as a team – we say goodbye to our good friend, a wonderful person and a fantastic player, which is Coutinho.
For anybody not a secret that he wanted to go to Barcelona since July of last year, when the Catalan club showed interest. Philippe made it clear to everyone how he wants this transfer to take place”, – commented on the departure of Coutinho, head coach of “Liverpool” Jurgen Klopp.
Transfer Coutinho was among the three largest in the history of football. Barcelona the second time spent more than 100 million euros in August last year, the Catalans have posted 105 million for the midfielder “Borussia” D Ousmane Dembele.
Philippe Coutinho has been in Liverpool 201 match in which he scored 54 goals and gave up 46 assists. Trophies in England, the Brazilian has not won.