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Philippe Coutinho hails ‘special goal’ after opening account for Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho celebrates after his goal against Valencia (Getty)

Philippe Coutinho said it was a ‘special moment’ after scoring his first goal for Barcelona.

The Brazilian, who moved to the Nou Camp from Liverpool in a £142million deal last month, was on target in his side’s 2-0 victory over Valencia in the Copa del Rey.

Coutinho scored from a tight angle just three minutes after coming off the bench, latching onto a cross from his former Liverpool team-mate Luis Suarez.

‘It’s a very happy day,’ he told GOL. ‘I was looking for the goal in the first few games and today I got it and, most importantly, helped the team reach… Read the full story

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