Mercato | Mercato – Barcelona: Laporta hits the target in the Coutinho soap opera!

Posted on January 7, 2022 at 8:30 am by The editorial staff

Unwanted at FC Barcelona, ​​Philippe Coutinho would be pushed towards the exit by the club culé this winter. The Brazilian could then bounce back on Aston Villa's side in the Premier League.

Arrived at FC Barcelona in 2018, Philippe Coutinho never met the huge expectations placed on him in Catalonia , in particular because of many physical problems. Therefore, Barça has reportedly been seeking to part ways with the Brazilian for several months, the latter still under contract until June 2023 with the Blaugrana. And Joan Laporta would be close to achieving her ends in this case …

Coutinho towards an 18-month loan at Aston Villa

According to the Information from the Catalan daily Sport, Philippe Coutinho would be close to being loaned for a period of 18 months to Aston Villa . Steven Gerrard , the Villans coach, knows the Brazilian well having played with him at Liverpool . For its part, Barça would hope to receive financial compensation depending on certain variables concerning the performance of Aston Villa and Coutinho himself. . Thus, the departure of the attacking midfielder could allow FC Barcelona to register Ferran Torres with the authorities of the Liga thereafter.

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