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Barcelona midfielder Coutinho delighted being part of Joan Gamper Trophy triumph

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho was delighted to see action in the Joan Gamper Trophy defeat of Eibar.

The Brazilian was once again on form as the Blaugrana beat Elche 1-0 on Saturday night.

"I'm looking forward to a good time," Coutinho said in his post-match interview.

"I am very motivated.

"I want to work hard this year so that everything goes well on the pitch."

The 28-year-old is clear that Barcelona are improving more and more under Ronald Koeman.

"We haven't had much time to train in pre-season, but we are improving," Coutinho noted.

"We are getting used to the way the coaching staff works.

"We still have a week to get off to a good start."

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