Ronaldinho: ‘Coutinho perfect for Barcelona’


The Brazilian Barcelona legend said that his co-national would be the perfect fit for the Catalans.

According to Sky Sports, Ronaldinho claimed that Philippe Coutinho is exactly what Barcelona needs and the Brazilian is hopeful that his co-national will eventually move to Camp Nou.

The Catalans see Philippe Coutinho as the perfect replacement for Neymar, who left them for PSG this summer. Immediately after losing Neymar, Barcelona focused their efforts on bringing Coutinho to Camp Nou, but Liverpool refused every offer that the Catalans came with, the last of which was reportedly €120m.

However, Barcelona have not given up the idea of bringing Coutinho to Camp Nou, even if they signed Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund. The Catalans are expected to reignite their interest in Liverpool’s player and submit a fresh bid in January.

Ronaldinho, a former legend of the club, said that he would like to see Coutinho in the Blaugrana shirt: “I would be very happy to see such a talented player wear the shirt I wore for so many years.

I believe the way he plays will perfectly suit Barcelona and would be delighted to see a player of such quality wear the shirt.

I like the way Coutinho plays and the type of football he brings. Those types of qualities will hopefully help Brazil win the next World Cup.”