Coutinho returns to EPL

English Premier League

It has been confirmed that Philippe Coutinho has left Barcelona in a loan move that takes him back to the Premier League for the first time since 2018.  

Aston Villa have signed the Brazilian on a six-month loan deal where he will get to work with his ex-teammate and now manager Steven Gerrard.

The Athletic report that former Liverpool captain played a key role in convincing the 29-year-old to join the EPL side.    

 

The agreement is subject to the player completing a medical and receiving a work permit and also includes an option to buy. 

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