New Barcelona recruit Coutinho injured, ruled out for 3 weeks

Barcelona, Jan 8: Latest Barcelona recruit Philippe Coutinho was on Monday ruled out for at least three weeks with an injury in his right thigh.

“Coutinho has an injury to his right thigh and he is expected to be out for around three weeks,” FC Barcelona announced in a statement.

Earlier in the day, the Brazilian, who was roped in from Liverpool, completed his medical test.

His further schedule in the day includes contract signing in the Presidential Anteroom, followed by an official presentation in the Roma Lounge and photo shoot on the pitch at the Camp Nou stadium.

He was also scheduled to address the media later in the day.