08 Jan Coutinho out for three weeks after Barca medical shows thigh problem
Philippe Coutinho presented with a thigh injury during a medical with his new club Barcelona, which the Spanish side says will keep him sidelined for around 20 days.
Coutinho was undergoing his routine medical tests with Barca on Monday morning as he put the finishing touches on his record-breaking move to the Nou Camp.
The Brazil international missed both of Liverpool’s opening two games in 2018 with a thigh problem and Barca have confirmed he is now set to be sidelined for the rest of January.
A club statement read: “Coutinho has an injury to his right thigh and he is expected to be out for around three weeks.”