The ex-Barcelona man who is currently at Bayern Munich has undergone ankle surgery according to the German giant. He will now be sidelined for a couple of weeks before beginning his recovery.
The 27-year old is on a season-long loan from Barcelona has gone under the knife “during which loose joint fragments were removed,” according to Bayern.
According to the club, the operation has been declared successful and this means Coutinho will be out of action for a while. Even though the Bundesliga action is on hold in Germany but teams have resumed training this month.
The German league is said to complete by the end of June and Bundesliga CEO Christian Seifert has said that the league is ready to resume by May 9 only they are waiting for the approval from the government.
On the other hand, Philippe Coutinho’s future remains the subject of speculation as he is expected to leave Barcelona in the upcoming season but it is being tipped that he might again go out on loan, possibly to any Premier League team, currently, Chelseas remains the favourite.
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