German opens up and tells Chelsea ‘there is no chance’ midfielder will stay in Bundesliga, ahead of possible deal
German football expert Patrick Strasser has told Chelsea there is no chance Bayern Munich will sign target Philippe Coutinho permanently this summer.
Now look, we have been in the headlines alot over the past few weeks, there has been talk about players leaving the club, players rejecting contract offers and world class players coming into the Bridge.
But one name that has constantly been linked with a move to the club is that of Coutinho, who is seemingly done at Barcelona, as they simply do not intend on keeping hold this summer window.
There has been alot of speculation in the media suggesting that Bayern may actually decide to sign Coutinho on a permanent deal in the coming weeks if they feel that he can add something to the side long-term.
But we have been handed another boost after being told that the German will not sign up the Brazilian: “He’s not the right player that coach Hansi Flick wants to have because he’s playing as a proper No.10 – a playmaker you would say,” Strasser told the Weekend Sports Breakfast
“Bayern play with [Robert] Lewandowski up front and two strong wingers in [Kingsley] Coman and Serge Gnabry.
“There’s no spot in the first team for Coutinho as Thomas Muller is in the first team too – one of the key players of Bayern for ten or more years.
“They will not buy Coutinho for sure because he will cost too much but he hasn’t really been that good.
“There’s been matches when he has shown his quality but he hasn’t really adapted to Bayern and especially life at Bayern.
“He probably knew he would only be here for a year but he probably thought he would move to the Premier League after.
“Nobody thought Coutinho would be a long term stay.”
There are many weeks left until the transfer window opens up, and there will be alot of rumours about who we could sign, but as we said, we are big fans of Coutinho and would to see him make that move to the Bridge.[the_ad id=”164″]
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