Philippe Coutinho Agrees Terms With Brazilian side Vasco Da Gama After Terminating His Contract With Aston Villa

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Philippe Coutinho has agreed terms with Brazilian side Vasco da Gama, with the deal said to be almost completed.

Coutinho’s contract at Aston Villa is also set to be terminated, as he is set to return to his former club.

Philippe Coutinho To Vasco da Gama

Reports indicate that the Villains will offer Philippe Coutinho the green light soon, which will aid in the finalization of his move to Vasco da Gama.

The 32-year-old is currently on loan at Qatari side Al-Duhail, with his deal expiring on June 30, 2024.

Coutinho’s contract at Aston Villa will come to an end on June 30, 2026, but it appears both parties are ready to put an end to their relationship.

Coutinho’s Football Career

Philippe Coutinho’s career nosedived following his move to Barcelona, as he could not meet up with the level expected of him.

He was loaned to Bayern Munich by the Catalan-based club, before being subsequently sent on loan to Aston Villa.

Coutinho impressed during his loan spell at Villa Park but failed to deliver in like manner when his deal was made permanent in the summer of 2022.

Aston Villa loaned the Brazilian to Al-Duhail in the summer of 2023, and it appears his time in England is set for its culmination.

Coutinho’s Club Career Stats

Philippe Coutinho has played for 8 clubs thus far in his career and he has made 492 appearances, scoring 114 goals and providing 80 assists.

Clubs He Has Played For

Coutinho has played for teams like Inter Milan, Espanyol, Liverpool, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Aston Villa and Al-Duhail SC.

Philippe Coutinho began his career at Vasco da Gama before he was sold to Inter Milan on July 23, 2008, for a fee of €3.8 million.

The 32-year-old was loaned back to Vasco da Gama by the Nerazzurri, for him to fine-tune his craft, before returning to Italy.

Philippe Coutinho At Liverpool

His career peaked at Liverpool between 2013 and 2018, as he accentuated quality in the attacking midfield department.

Coutinho was considered one of the best players in the world while at Liverpool and he is known for his combination of vision, passing, dribbling, and ability to conjure curling long-range shots.

He made 201 appearances for Liverpool, scoring 54 goals and providing 43 assists in all competitions.

Coutinho International Stats

Internationally, Philippe Coutinho has made 68 appearances for Brazil, scoring 21 goals and providing 11 assists.

Philippe Coutinho’s Market Value And Net Worth

Coutinho’s current market value is €7.50 million and his net worth is estimated to be between the region of €40 million – €50 million.

Coutinho Personal Information

Philippe Coutinho was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Jun 12, 1992, to mother Dona Esmeralda Coutinho, and father, Ze Carlos Coutinho. He is married to his wife, Aine, who he tied the knot with in 2012.

The pair have two daughters and one son, namely; Esmeralda Coutinho, Maria Coutinho, and Jose Coutinho.

Brazil Football Stars Plying Their Trade In The South American Country

Coutinho will join a well-known list of Brazilian football stars who are plying their trade in the country’s top-flight division.

Rafael alongside the duo of Marcelo and Thiago Silva are notable names that will be plying their trade with Botafogo and Fluminense respectively.

It will be fascinating to see if Philippe Coutinho can spark his career back to life at Vasco da Gama.

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