Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich on loan for this season.
Fc Barcelona disclosed this today that the club have reached agreement with Bayern Munich for coutinho’s loan.
Bayern Munich have agreed to pay 8.5 million Euros and the loanee wages this season.
Bayern have also agreed with an option clause to buy him at 120 million Euros.
Coutinho joined Barcelona from Liverpool in 2017/2018 season.
Having played for 75 games, he had scored 21 goals for Barca.
He has won four (4) La Liga titles in 2018 and 2019, Copa del Rey once in 2018 and Spanish super cup in 2018.
Barcelona later wished Coutinho all the best in his new stage of career and also thanked him for his commitment and dedication to the club.
Philippe Coutinho expressed his happiness as he joined FC Bayern.
“This move is a new challenge for me in a new country at one of the best club in Europe. I am very excited”, said Coutinho
Bayern chief executive Karl-Henz Rummenigge equally expressed his gratitude to Barcelona for the mutual agreement.
“Our thanks to FC Barcelona for agreeing to this Player. In Philippe , a player comes to FC Bayern who will strengthen our offensive with his creativity and excellent technique”, said Rummenigge.
Coutinho decision to leave Barcelona came as a result of not playing regularly at Barcelona.
Also, the Brazilian is improving well at camp Nou after he was signed with a huge amount of money (142 million pounds) from Liverpool.
In fact, Barca fans are not happy with current performance of Coutinho at the club.
Philippe Coutinho had received many boos from Barca fans in some matches. But he still remained adamant to leave Barcelona.
The Brazilian midfielder had been linked with moves to Tottenham FC, Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC earlier this summer.