'He has magical powers' Firmino hails Coutinho's special skills

Tuesday13 October 2020 | 11:36
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After a successful season at Bayern, Philippe Coutinho is now trying to find his old magic in Barcelona but his Brazil teammate has never sopped believing in his abilities.

Roberto Firmino

has praised

Philippe Coutinho

for his special playing techniques and ability to read the game properly. Two Brazilian stars have been teammates in Brazil national team since 2014 and played together for 3 years (2015- 2018) at


. In 2018 Coutinho left for Barcelona and started a hard period in his career as he struggled to find his place in


squad. But Firmino still believes in Coutinho's special abilities as a footballer and has praised the 28-year-old in a recent interview with FIFA.

"He's phenomenal, You simply can't say that he's not a magician. He has magical powers.

"He produces plays that don't exist, that you couldn't make up. You always have to watch replays of his plays to understand what he's done. He's an unbelievable player.

"It was a pleasure to play with him at Liverpool, and it's a pleasure to play with him for the Selecao. I'm a huge fan of his. He's one of the very best players in the world.

source: SportMob
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