Coutinho: 'It is a dream come true to be here'

Coutinho: 'It is a dream come true to be here'

The Brazilian says it is incredible he will be 'playing alongside idols like Messi or Suárez'. Find out what else he had to say and the planned schedule of events ahead of the presentation of the FC Barcelona player on Monday

Philipe Coutinho, the latest blaugrana signing, spoke to Barça TV about his arrival in Barcelona: “I am very happy. I have always said I am living a dream, we are very happy to be here. To be able to play football, win titles, make the fans happy and play with a smile. These are the objectives.”

Moreover, the Brazilian discussed his new teammates: “It is incredible to know I will be around idols, with players who have such a great history like Leo, Luis, Iniesta, Piqué, Busquets… all the great players. I am very happy to know I will be playing with them and I hope to be able to learn, live and win together.”

Coutinho to be presented on Monday

On Monday, Philippe Coutinho will be presented as a new FC Barcelona player. This is the programme planned for Monday 8 January as the Brazilian is welcomed as a blaugrana:

  • 12.30pm (all times CET): contract signing in the Presidential Anteroom
  • 1.00pm: Official presentation in the Roma Lounge
  • 1.45pm: Photo shoot on the pitch at the Camp Nou open to the public but with limited tickets. The Camp Nou will open to the public at 1.00pm.
  • 2.30pm: Press conference in the Auditorium 1899
Philippe Coutinho’s presentation can be followed live via a streaming on the Club’s website, Facebook and Youtube from 12.30pm onwards. However, a photo shoot with Coutinho in the Auditorium 1899 will take place at 8.00pm on Sunday following Barça’s match against Levante.
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