Official! After several weeks of waiting, FC Barcelona managed to reach an agreement to loan Philippe Coutinho to Aston Villa with purchase options. In that sense, the culés will release their salary mass. The player will dress as a villain for the remainder of the season 2021-2022 they announced the Catalan and English clubs through their social networks.
The Brazilian, who is the most expensive signing in the history of Barza, with 120 million euros plus 40 in variables that they paid to Liverpool, has a contract until 2023, but will be loaned again from his arrival at the Camp Nou, as already occurred in 2019 when it was loaned to the Bayern Munich.
At his new club, the midfielder will meet again with Steven Gerrard current villains trainer, with whom he shared in Liverpool. In this regard, the current DT mentioned about the arrival of the player: “I don’t think they’ll give you a nickname like ‘Magician’ if you’re not a special footballer”
Coutinho was one of the players who earned the most in the squad of Xavi Hernandez but, although Aston Villa will not take on the whole card, it will allow the Blaugranas to considerably reduce their salary mass to comply with the stipulations of The league and be able to enroll Ferran torres.
In this way, the midfielder will have a new opportunity to shine in the Premier League as his goal is to be considered by Tite to be one of those summoned in the brazilian team who will face the Qatar World Cup 2022 in November.