Coutinho To Aston Villa: Can Gerrard Help Former Liverpool Team-Mate Put Barcelona … – Goal.com

The Brazilian arrived at Camp Nou because the third-most costly participant in historical past however he failed dismally to justify his large switch charge

It's truthful to say that this isn't the return Philippe Coutinho would have envisaged. When he left the Premier League in January 2018, the Brazilian was prepared to determine himself as one of many world’s greatest. 4 years later, he is seeking to rebuild his career, to put the nightmare of his ‘dream’ move behind him.

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Not many gamers swap Barcelona for Aston Villa and see it as a step ahead, however for Coutinho this was a much-needed change. The 29-year-old will, subject to a medical and successful work permit application, spend the rest of the season on loan at Villa, who have the option to make the move permanent come the summer.

Their supervisor, Steven Gerrard, performed with Coutinho for two-and-a-half seasons at Liverpool, and his affect on this deal is evident. Villa, thirteenth within the Premier League,

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