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Transfer: Phillippe Coutinho Joins Bayern Munich On Loan

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Barcelona has confirmed Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich on a season-long loan with an option to buy for £109.8m.

The La Liga club says they will receive an upfront loan fee worth £7.78m from Bayern, who will also be paying the Brazil midfielder’s wages.

“For me, this change represents a new challenge in a new country at one of the best clubs in Europe,” said Coutinho.

“I am really looking forward to this. I have big goals like Bayern, and I’m sure I can do it with my new team-mates.”
Bayern’s CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said: “We have been working with Philippe Coutinho for some time and are very happy that we were able to realize this transfer now.

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