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Coutinho Barca start delayed by injury

AFP  |  Barcelona 

will not be able to make his debut for until the end of January because he has a thigh injury, the club said today.

"has an to his right thigh and he is expected to be out for around three weeks," said on their website.

Coutinho, 25, will be officially unveiled by Barca later on Monday, completing a 160-million-euro ($192 million) move from Liverpool, making it the third richest transfer in history.

The Brazilian could in theory make his debut on January 28 when Alaves visit the in

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 20:11 IST