Aston Villa unveils “Coutinho” wearing the number 23 shirt

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Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on loan with an option to buy. The player will wear the team’s number 23 shirt. The

29-year-old has the opportunity to return to the Premier League again with “Leo Ascension” with a loan contract with an option to buy at 33 million pounds after having made a deposit. Notable for Liverpool in 2013-18

, he will be reunited with former team-mate Stephen Gerard, who became manager and wore the number 23 shirt of the team

. It’s an honor to be at this great club,” Coutinho said.

“I spoke with manager Stevie, he told me about the club and his ambitions. I’m happy to be here. I am looking forward to enjoying my football.”

“I have known Stevie for a long time. I’ve played with him and learned a lot from him. He’s someone I greatly admire. I hope I can do my best. Of course, I will work hard and hope that we will have a good performance together

. I know and feel that they are happy that I am here.”

“I want to reward them on the pitch and enjoy my football. I’m looking forward to playing on the pitch.”

“I always want to do my best. That’s why I work hard every day. I hope to have a great season here.”