Philippe Coutinho’s future at FC Bayern Munich is completely uncertain in the midst of the corona crisis. An ex-soccer star recommends a transfer to the Premier League – and goes tough with the Brazilian. He is said to have already lost his shirt number in Barcelona.
- Philippe Coutinho is from FC Barcelona to the FC Bayern borrowed.
- Whether the Brazilian in Munich is allowed to stay in the Corona crisis completely unclear at the moment.
- Rio Ferndinand relentlessly assesses his younger career – and advises a transfer to Tottenham Hotspur.
March 30 update: Is this an indication of an end to the engagement of Philippe Coutinho at the FC Barcelona?
Antoine Griezmann, Catalan superstar, is said to be English Mirror have indicated that in the future he will be wearing jersey number 7 Barca want to earn. What that with Coutinho has to do?
Bayern: does Antoine Griezmann indicate Philippe Coutinho’s departure from Barca?
The 27-year-old Brazilian has exactly this number in the Spaniard squad, is currently on the FC Bayern Munich (only) borrowed. Griezmann the French national team, on the other hand, is also number 7 – and did so before joining La Liga at Atlético Madrid.
Coutinho is until the end of – because of corona interrupted – season of Barcelona awarded to the German record champions, the “little magician” has not been able to assert himself at Barca since his transfer from Liverpool in early 2018. Few observers expect the cooperation to continue, even the Bavaria should want to hold back.
Shortly before the coronavirus pandemic was about a possible return Coutinhos about Inter Milan – but Lombardy has long been the epicenter of the crisis in Europe. Where is the South American going? Griezmann may have provided a first indication of an answer: not in Barcelona.
First report from March 29: Will he go beyond the summer FC Bayern squad* belong and in the Allianz Arena* wear the Munich jersey? We are talking about Philippe Coutinho, from FC Barcelona loaned to the German record champions.
Bayern Munich: hard analysis on Philippe Coutinho
The 27-year-old Brazilian undoubtedly had his best time at Liverpool FC between 2013 and 2018. A legend of the arch rival of the “Reds”, an ex-star from Manchester United, is now tough with Coutinho went to court: Rio Ferdinand, 81-time England international and twelve years professional with the “Red Devils” from Manchester.
The former defense giant designated Coutinho in a question-and-answer session on Instagram, less flattering than “great talent”. “In Liverpool, he was an incredible player, but since leaving Liverpool, he has not put his top performances back on the pitch,” said Ferdinand.
Rio Ferdinand advises Philippe Coutinho to transfer to Tottenham Hotspur
Already in Barcelona the playmaker had difficulties “to fit in there and then he helped Bavaria also not really delivered well, “said the former central defender and said clearly:” I think he is a great player, he needs to be saved. “
Ferdinand’s recommendation: a change from Barca back to the Premier League, too Tottenham Hotspur.
“Would he improve the spurs? Yes, he would, 100 percent, ”he said. Ferdinand believes that people like storm tank Harry Kane and Dele Alli would benefit from Coutinho’s style of play. Coutinho would therefore be “a great reinforcement for the squad Spurs“Said the former England star further.
Will Philippe Coutinho stay at Bayern – or will he go to the Premier League?
Coutinho stays with FC Bayern? Does he really follow? London? Munich’s boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who spoke a power word on David Alaba *, otherwise has all transfer activities because of the Corona crisis set.
Questions remain: About Manuel Neuer, for example, who still hasn’t signed a new contract on Säbener Strasse. Answers are expected in weeks – too Coutinho.
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More news and rumors: The next Alphonso Davies? Bavaria is probably digging at an 18-year-old Spain jewel. A youngster from FC Bayern, on the other hand, has apparently attracted the interest of two Premier League clubs from London.