Philippe Coutinho completed transferring as a loan to Bayern Munich, with an agreement for a whole season including a purchase clause for 120 million euro, where the international Brazilian is going to play 2019 – 2020 season with Bundesliga’s champion, before taking a decision about permanent transfer.
Bayern has already paid loan fee of 8,5 million euro and agreed to afford the 27 year old player salary, Barcelona was careful to put this deal on implementation during the time it endeavor to return Neymar to Camp Nou.
Coutinho is looking to make a new start in Germany, ” for myself, this step means a new challenge in a new country with one of the best clubs in Europe, I am looking forward to it, same as Bayern I have great ambitious and I am convinced that I could achieve it with my new colleagues ” according to his first official conference.
” we are working to sign with Coutinho since some time, we are very happy to complete the transferring, with his unique abilities we are assure he will enhance our attack immediately, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, CEO of Bayer.
He added ” Philippe clarified to us during the negotiations in Barcelona he wants to move to Bayern . ” he is a world class player with major abilities, we could be benefited with him in many centers in the attack, further Bayern gained more experience.
Coutinho joined Barcelona from Liverpool during winter mercato 2018, and confessed explicitly that he achieved a childhood dream by transferring to La Liga’s champion, despite that, he didn’t performed as expected.
Coutinho scored 21 goals and 11 passes within 75 games, and he hopes to shine again in Allianz Arena, particular after Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben left, and James Rodriguez return to Real Madrid after terminate loaning for two years.