Philippe Coutinho has been presented with his new team as he arrives at Al Duhail. Aston Villa acknowledged the Brazilian’s departure in an official statement. He left Aston Villa to begin a new journey in Qatari football on a loan basis.
Although Coutinho’s early performances at Villa Park were encouraging, he never quite attained the calibre that convinced Barcelona to pay 135 million euros to buy him. The Brazilian player first joined Aston Villa on loan, but the ‘Villans’ ultimately paid 20 million euros to sign him permanently in the summer of 2022.
After the appointment of Unai Emery, Coutinho, who was essential when Steven Gerrard was in charge of Aston Villa, progressively lost his shine.
The Brazilian’s function grew progressively more insignificant because the coach never seemed to have faith in him.
Coutinho was in high demand even while he was injured. Real Betis considered him a potential reinforcement, but in the end, Qatar’s Al Duhail was able to obtain his services. With this move, Coutinho’s footballing journey in Europe comes to a conclusion. He previously played for Inter, Espanyol, Liverpool, and Barcelona, among other teams.