Barcelona announce Coutinho has thigh injury, will miss three weeks

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After months of transfer speculation and the final completion of said transfer, Philiipe Coutinho will still have to wait a few weeks to make his Barcelona debut.

During Coutinho’s medical, Barcelona discovered that the Brazilian maestro has a right thigh injury, keeping him out for three weeks.

Even with the injury, Coutinho is still scheduled to be introduced on Monday as a Barcelona player, with a contract signing, photo shoot at the Camp Nou and then press conference on the agenda.

Coutinho has battled a number of minor injuries this season with Liverpool, but despite this, he’s managed 12 goals and eight assists in 20 games in all competitions.

It’s reported that Coutinho’s transfer is worth more than $190 million, with Coutinho reportedly paying $15.5 million of it himself.