Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich made some quick and witty transfers in the transfer window. Bayern were able to rope in three players before the season officially began. However, they were a little disappointed as they could not quite draft in Leroy Sane. They, nevertheless, have now officially confirmed the signing of Philippe Coutinho for a year-long loan and have revealed the loan details.
The Brazil International player is expected to remain at Bayern Munich at least till 30 June, 2020 after which they can buy him for €120 Million as per the loan details revealed.
Moreover, The Bavarians are paying as much as €8.5 Million for the year-long loan deal.
“We’ve been working on bringing in Philippe Coutinho for quite some time and we’re very happy that we’ve been able to complete this transfer. Our thanks go to FC Barcelona for agreeing to the transfer. With his creativity and outstanding skills, Philippe is a player who will immediately strengthen our attack,” Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said as quoted by Bayern Munich’s official website.
Hasan Salihamidzic, Sporting Director of the Bundesliga giants, spoke on Coutinho’s arrival.
“Philippe made it very clear to us during the negotiations in Barcelona that he absolutely wanted to move to FC Bayern. He’s a world-class player with great ability, who we can deploy in a number of positions in our forward line, so the FC Bayern squad has gained even more quality. Philippe Coutinho will help us achieve the ambitious targets we’ve set for this season,” he said.
Coutinho is expected to be seen donning the number ‘10’ jersey during his stint with Bayern Munich.