Coutinho Glad because Gaining Confidence in Liverpool
Liverpool – Philippe Coutinho was getting big awards in Liverpool. Therefore, he is willing to sign a long term contract with the team of the port city.
Liverpool’s official website announced the signing of a new contract on Tuesday (02/03/2015). Not mention the duration of the contract Coutinho, but some reports mention that the Brazilian midfielder was tied up until 2020.
Coutinho said he was satisfied and happy. As a player, he was required by Liverpool so do not hesitate to accept the offer of a long-term contract.
“Today, I commit my future to the club and I’m happy,” said Coutinho.
“The club is great and the supporters have always supported me, so I was so excited to sign a new contract so the conversation started. It was a great day.”
“For me, it means so much. This club has given me the opportunity to play and give credence to me, though I do not play regularly at the club before,” said Coutinho.
Coutinho has played nearly two and a half seasons for Liverpool. During that time, he has appeared 81 times in all competitions and contributed 10 goals.
Previously, he had played for two and a half seasons for Inter, where he played 50 times in all competitions. However, because it is difficult to penetrate the main team, Coutinho was loaned to Espanyol.
In mid-season 2012/2013, he bought Liverpool for a relatively “cheap” to purchase size clubs Premier League giants, namely 8.5 million pounds. Coutinho did not take long for the tune, and now has become one of the mainstays of the Reds.
This season, Coutinho has played 20 times in the Premier League with 17 of them as a starter. Of the number of occasions that, he contributed two goals and four assists.