Bayern officials have given the number of shirt, the most worthy of which Coutinho is now wearing, to Sani, whose deal costing the heavenly team to the German league champion 44.7 million pounds.
Sani decided personally not to wear the number 10 shirt in the photo he appears to be signing with Bayern Munich on Thursday, out of respect for Coutinho’s feelings, according to the Bavarian club.
Coutinho, whose future is shrouded in mystery in Barcelona, expressed his full understanding of Sani’s decision and will retain his old shirt number in the match Bayern Munich will play today in the German Cup final against Bayer Leverkusen, and the rest of the remaining matches in UEFA Champions League.
But the symbolic shirt snapshot is seen as an additional sign that Coutinho is packing his luggage to leave Bayern.
The name Coutinho, the club star, was paired Liverpool The former Englishman, who moved from him to Barcelona in January 2018 in a deal amounting to 142 million pounds, before the Catalan giant loaned him to Bayern Munich the following summer, by moving to a number of clubs in Europe.The German champions have refused to activate the purchase option clause included in Coutinho’s contract.
And there were reports about the possibility of the player returning to the Reds after the club struggled to keep it two seasons ago.
The Barcelona administration is likely interested in selling Philippe Coutinho, While the Spanish league champion is looking to reduce his salary in order to be able to sell it and benefit from his deal financially, to alleviate the financial repercussions from which the club treasures due to the Corona virus (Covid-19).