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Coutinho to wear legendary number seven jersey

Philippe Coutinho will wear the number seven shirt for Barcelona this coming season, the Liga champions have announced. The Brazil international, who joined the Catalan club from Liverpool in January, will look to carry on the legacy of former greats at Camp Nou

CoutinhoCoutinho, who joined the Catalan club from Liverpool for €120m (£108m/$139m) in January, initially wore the No.14 shirt upon his arrival at the Camp Nou from Merseyside – but he now fills the jersey vacated by Arda Turan as Ernesto Valverde prepares for the new season.

The Brazil international, who featured for his country at the World Cup in Russia where they reached the quarter-finals, follows in the footsteps of club legends Luis Figo and David Villa in taking on the mantle.

Source: Goal.Com

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