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Barcelona confirm Philippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich loan

The Brazilian joins with an option to buy

FC Barcelona v Arsenal - Pre-Season Friendly Photo by Pablo Morano/MB Media/Getty Images

Barcelona confirmed on Monday that Philippe Coutinho is joinining Bayern Munich on loan for the rest of the season.

The Spanish champions have released a statement confirming the details of the deal which includes an option for the Bundesliga champions to buy the Brazilian.

“FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich have reached an agreement for the loan of the player Philippe Coutinho to the German club for the 2019/20 season.

“Bayern Munich will pay 8.5 million euros and the player’s wages. The agreement also sees an option to buy for Bayern fixed at 120 million euros.”

Source | FC Barcelona

The move gives Coutinho the chance to revive a career that has stalled at Barcelona following his move from Liverpool in January 2018.

Good luck in the Bundesliga Philippe Coutinho!

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