Coutinho struggled to gain a foothold at Bayern, also unable to withstand hype after exchanging Liverpool for Barca in 2018 for a blockbuster transfer.
Alcantara wants to end his career at Bayern
Bayern Munich player Thiago Alcantara said it would be “wonderful” to end his career at the Bundesliga champions. While he praised the team-mate on-loan, Philippe Coutinho. Alcantara was also asked about Coutinho, who joined Bayern for a seasonal loan from La Liga champions Barcelona at the beginning of the 2019-20 campaign, which was postponed due to coronavirus. Coutinho struggled to gain a foothold at Bayern, also unable to withstand hype after exchanging Liverpool for Barca in 2018 for a blockbuster transfer. As a result, rumors continue to hover around the Brazilian’s future, Bayern are unlikely to keep the former Liverpool striker. Despite this, Tiago hopes to see his team-mate return to the club next season, as he praised Coutinho’s talent and work ethic.
Coutinho is a phenomenon
“I know him well, and he is outstanding. I saw him play from the age of 12. Thiago played against him in Brazil at football sala, and he liked him. I love playing with the players at the highest level, and he is a phenomenon. He is a great guy, really hardworking, with unique technique and incredible finishing. “Players go through good moments, and some are not so good, and it brings us a lot. We hope he is here again next season. “In 2013, Tiago joined Bayern Munich from Barcelona, and the Spaniard withdrew from the contract at the end of the 2020-21 season, with the boss Hansi Flick hoping for a re-signing of the midfielder. Since arriving in Munich, Thiago has won six Bundesliga titles. Among other awards, and the 29-year-old is open to resigning in Bavaria.
“That is a difficult question. A lot of things would have to be gathered,” Alcantara said, answering the question whether he sees himself as having finished at Bayern. “I would have to stay at my level”. Maybe the club will suddenly look for a new player in my position. But it would be great to finish a career in this club. “With the Bundesliga currently suspended because of the coronavirus. Bayern sits presently four points ahead of Borussia Dortmund, and five points ahead of third-place Leipzig RB.