Philippe Coutinho became Barcelona’s all-time record signing last January when he joined from Liverpool in a deal worth up to 142 million euro including add ons. But now, Barcelona is reportedly has lost their patience with the 26-year-old player.
As Barcelona’s most expensive player, Philippe Coutinho has struggled to live up to expectations since the very first time. And now Barcelona will offload the Brazilian in the summer following his ineffectual performance against Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals.
Barcelona just suffered a miserable 0-4 defeat against Liverpool in Champions League semi-final. Barcelona came to Anfield Stadium with a 3-0 lead from the previous leg, but Liverpool successfully overturning the end result and gained one ticket to play on Champions League final.
Philippe Coutinho was jeered by Barcelona’s supporters during their 3-0 win at Camp Nou in the first leg when he was withdrawn for right-back Nelson Semedo in the hour mark. Barcelona manager, Ernesto Valverde made the exact same substitution at Anfield.
Philippe Coutinho Will Soon Leave Camp Nou
Barcelona’s supporter is not the only one who has been left underwhelmed by Phillipe Coutinho’s displays in Spain, but also the media. Catalan newspaper Sport handing him a 0/10 rating during their 4-0 defeat to Liverpool and describing him as a lazy player.
An insider has told online casino Malaysia that Philippe Coutinho is running out of time to salvage his Barcelona career. They said Philippe Coutinho is not a Barcelona player and that’s been made clear, and he will leave in the summer.
Truthfully Philippe Coutinho made a reasonable start to his Barcelona career. He helped the club win La Liga and the Copa Del Rey during his opening six months. However, he has been increasingly singled out for criticism this term. Philippe Coutinho has scored 11 goals in 52 appearances for Barcelona in all competition this season and has been linked with a return to the Premier League with Manchester United and Chelsea rumored to be suitors.