Good and bad news for him Barcelona in case of Philippe CoutinhoAnd the fact is that the Brazilian, who returned to the club for this season, has undergone surgery again after an evaluation visit to Qatar because of his injury to the external meniscus of his left knee, which has kept him away from the courts throughout 2021.
The attacker would be willing to return for the first days of April and possibly return to an official game in the Classic against Real Madrid, but on his last medical visit a cyst was found in the same damaged knee, which required another surgery. .
This makes it impossible for him to play again in this campaign, according to experts consulted Sports diary from Catalonia and most likely we will never see him dressed up as a culé again, as he is one of the footballers the club plans to sell this summer.
Philippe He only played 14 games in this cycle, scoring 3 goals and providing two assists, before breaking into a game against him on December 29. Eibar.
Why should it be good news for Barcelona?
When Coutinho arrived in 2018 at Barcelona, one of the clauses of his signing with Liverpool was that if he played more than 100 games, the Catalans would get the Red another 20 million euros, on top of the 120 they initially paid for him.
In its two stages as blaugrana, Cou has barely added 90 and since he will no longer be able to play in this campaign, if sold in summer the Barca You save a lot of money during your great financial crisis.