The 27-year-old was let alone for the matchday squad for Barca’s opening LaLiga apparatus against Athletic Bilbao at San Mames, fuelling hypothesis that he was en route out of the Camp Nou.
After Standard Sport uncovered on August 12 talks were in progress between the two clubs, the £142m playmaker is set for another experience in Germany after chief of institutional relations, Guillermo Amor, uncovered the arrangement was finished.
“We can confirm that there is an understanding on a basic level with Bayern Munich for the advance of Coutinho,” Amor told Vamos before the game.
Coutinho, who wins around €12 million for every season at Camp Nou, has attempted to adjust notwithstanding a few highs in his year and a half with the Blaugrana.
Barca had offered Coutinho to Paris Saint-Germain in a player-in addition to money arrangement to re-sign Neymar and it is indistinct how the Catalans will continue in the quest for their previous forward with the midfielder going to Bayern.
The Spanish heroes have effectively marked Antoine Griezmann, Frenkie de Jong, Junior Firpo and Neto as of now this mid year.
After Bayern Munich drew Hertha 2-2 in their Bundesliga opener, their sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic also confirmed the deal for the 27-year-old.
“I can confirm that (Bayern CEO) Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and I have been in Barcelona this week and we have reached an agreement with FC Barcelona and with the player and his agent,” Salihamidzic told ZDF .
“We have had very good discussions, I would like to thank FC Barcelona. Of course, there are still missing a few details, including the medical check and the signature.
“It is a transfer on loan for one year followed by a purchase option for FC Bayern.”