“His greatest strength is his ability to shake the lines of the opponents. With his dribbles, but also with his game intelligence, which means he knows how to use the other players in front of goals, he knows how to free them. But he has to score more goals.

“Bayern needed to rebuild their squad, and given that they want to go far in the Champions League this season, they had to bring in world-class players. Coutinho fits the bill perfectly.