Football: Coutinho set to join Bayern Munich

Football: Coutinho set to join Bayern Munich



Germany’s Bayern Munich on Friday signed Brazilian international Philippe Coutinho on a season-long loan from La Liga giants Barcelona.

Bayern Munich also have an option to buy Coutinho from Barca.

“In my opinion, not only FC Bayern Munich, but also the entire Bundesliga and the whole of Germany can be delighted to be welcoming such a big-name player to our league,” Head coach Niko Kovac said, according to Bayern Munich’s official website.

He previously played for Italian Powerhouse team Inter Milan, Brazilian club Vasco da Gama, Espanyol in Spain and England’s Liverpool.

Brazilian left-winger lifted the Italian Super Cup with Inter Milan in 2011.

He also won two La Liga titles in 2018 and two Spanish Super Cups with Barcelona in 2019.

Coutinho also helped his country, scoring 15 goals in 55 international matches.

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