Former Barcelona Play-maker Ronaldinho thinks Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho would “perfectly suit” the La Liga club.
The Blaugrana were associate with a move for the Brazilian in the summer, though the Reds dug their heels in to keep their star man. Ronaldinho believes his fellow country man would prosper if he was to make the switch to the Camp Nou.
“I would be very glad to see such a talented player wear the shirt I wore for so many years,” the Barcelona ambassador told reporters.
“I believe the way he plays will perfectly suit Barcelona and would be very pleased to see a player of such quality to wear the shirt.”
As stated in the report, Barcelona Provide three offers which was rejected for Coutinho in the previous transfer window, with the third total to around £113 million.
The Liverpool No. 10 also submit a transfer request to Liverpool.
Barca will probable make another effort to sign the 25-year-old again in January when the transfer market opens. Coutinho spoke to the media recently and claim that he is pleased as things stand.
Ronaldinho light up the Camp Nou during his playing time at the football club, helping the team win La Liga twice and the UEFA Champions League.
The Brazilian was dazzling with the ball at his feet and the finest player on the planet at his best.
While Coutinho is not to his standard yet, he’s progression into one of the best attacking midfielders in the game.
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Coutinho’s technical potentials, dribbling skill and change of pace make him a stylistic fit for Barcelona’s traditions.
This is why it’s easy to see him blossoming alongside the likes of Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez if he was to join.
But Liverpool have present little sign that they would be willing to sell Coutinho despite the constant links.
And midway through the campaign it’s hard to see them changing their posture on a player who is still so important to Jurgen Klopp’s side.
So while Barcelona may move again for the midfielder, it’d be a shock to see Coutinho attempt to force through a transfer to the club in January.
It means Ronaldinho may have to wait for a while yet before he gets to see his countryman in the colours of his former club.