Coutinho comes to Bayern: Salihamidzic announces transfer live on TV
"I can confirm that Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and I have been in Barcelona this week and we have agreed that we have a very good relationship with the club and we are very happy to get this player to FC Bayern" Salihamidzic.
He continued, "Coutinho gives us options, he can play at ten, he can come from the left, he's an outstanding player and I think we can all be happy and the fans are happy too."
Bayern gets Coutinho: loan with purchase option
The amount of the purchase option Salihamidzic did not want to call ZDF, not even if it is in the three- or double-digit million range.
In the mixed zone Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said after the 2-2 draw against Hertha BSC: "We lend the player for a year and then have a purchase option."
Salihamidzic confirms Cuisance transfer
Following the Bundesliga opener, Salihamidzic also confirmed that the Gladbacher Mickael Cuisance will join FC Bayern. "Just like Coutinho missing a few details, but also he becomes a player of Bayern," said the sports director of Bayern in the mixed zone.
Salihamidzic described in detail the qualities of the 20-year-old Frenchman: "This is a player we have been watching for a long time, he is a great talent with great potential, he has huge powers in possession football and I believe the player is already on his toes because he has a mentality, a great technique and an excellent left foot, he is a player who will develop here and enjoy it. "
The 20-year-old midfielder will move to Säbener Straße for a rumored transfer fee of ten million euros.
Kovac: All of Germany can look forward to Coutinho
Commenting on the negotiations with FC Barcelona and Coutinho, Rummenigge said: "I can confirm that I was in Barcelona with Hasan on Wednesday and that we reached an agreement with both the club and the player Expects Sunday or Monday in Munich and will then do the medical check and finally sign the contract. "
Rummenigge expects a lot from the Brazilian: "He is a very important player for us, especially from his offensive potential."
Also Bayern coach Niko Kovac spoke to the ZDF about Coutinho and said smiling: "I am of the opinion that we, not only Bayern Munich, but, if I say we, then the entire Bundesliga and also completely Germany forward to us can welcome such a top player here in this league, a player who has proven not only in his clubs, but also in the national team ".