Official: Philippe Coutinho definitively leaves Barça for 20 ME

On loan from Barcelona to Aston Villa this season, Philippe Coutinho will definitely stay in England. Since this Thursday evening, the Premier League club and Barça formalized the transfer of the Brazilian midfielder. “FC Barcelona and Aston Villa have reached an agreement for the transfer of Philippe Coutinho for 20 million euros. The FC Barcelona club reserves 50% of the capital gain from a future sale of the player. FC Barcelona publicly expresses its gratitude to Philippe Coutinho for his commitment and dedication and wishes him good luck and success in the future.”explains the Catalan club in a press release.

A good deal for the Villans, knowing that Coutinho had an option to buy 35 ME in his loan. But since Barcelona wanted to get rid of this flop, bought for 135 million euros from Liverpool in 2018, Aston Villa jumped at the chance. Especially since the 29-year-old has revived under Steven Gerrard this season with four goals and three assists in 16 games. It is therefore in the Birmingham club and in a championship that he knows well that Coutinho will try to find his best level.

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