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Salihamidzic: Coutinho made it clear he only wanted Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich sports chief Hasan Salihamidzic has welcomed the arrival of Philippe Coutinho.

The Barcelona midfielder has signed for Bayern initially on-loan.

Coutinho moves to Bayern for €8.5m on a 12 month temporary deal, with a permanent option worth €120m.

Salihamidzic said, "During negotiations with FC Barcelona, Philippe Coutinho made it very clear that he wanted to join Bayern Munich.

"He is a world-class player with very good qualities and offers different possibilities on the offensive side."

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