Coutinho will get new jersey quantity at Barcelona

Brazil midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, has been given a brand new jersey quantity at Barcelona.

Coutinho will now put on the No.14 shirt for Barcelona for the 2020-21 season.

The previous Liverpool star switched from his earlier quantity,7, which he wore earlier than leaving Barcelona on mortgage to Bayern Munich final season.

Barcelona disclosed this in an announcement through its official web site on Friday forward of their La Liga tie with Villarreal on Sunday.

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It stated: “Coutinho will showcase the quantity 14 shirt this season beneath new coach Ronald Koeman, the identical quantity he wore throughout the first few months of his Barça profession after his arrival on the Membership in January 2018.

“The quantity has an extended historical past on the Membership and is related to the historic determine of Johan Cruyff in addition to the likes of Thierry Henry and Javier Mascherano.

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“Throughout his first six months on the Membership, Coutinho wore the quantity 14 following the departure of Javier Mascherano. The next season he modified to the quantity 7 shirt that’s now worn by Antoine Griezmann.”

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