Posted on January 11, 2022 at 11:10 pm by TM
While Philippe Coutinho was loaned with an option to buy to Aston Villa, the Brazilian's agent confided in his future.
FC Barcelona has therefore finally managed to get rid of Philippe Coutinho . After several attempts, it happened during this winter transfer window. While the Brazilian was open to a start for the World Cup, an agreement was reached with Aston Villa , thanks in particular to the presence of Steve Gerrard on the sidelines. As a result, Coutinho was loaned with an option to buy at the Birmingham club. Could he then stay beyond this season at Aston Villa ?
“This is where he wanted to go”
During his interview for TalkSport, Kia Joorabchian was asked about the future of Philippe Coutinho and the possibility of him signing up for the long term in the Premier League and at Aston Villa . The Brazilian's agent then made a statement that says a lot about Coutinho 's love for the English championship: “When we discussed in January to tell Barcelona that we wanted to move, it was was for the Premier League, we weren't really considering the other leagues. It's a championship where he feels most comfortable. He would really like to come back, he missed it. He played in Germany, he had a good season, he won the Champions League, he won the championship, he had a good experience in La Liga, but in the end, the Premier League, with the intensity of the matches , that's where he wanted to go ”.