Chelsea is eyeing a move on Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona. Coutinho is currently on a loan to Bayern Munich.
The 27-year-old is the latest international star to a move at Stamford Bridge. Philippe Coutinho made his move to Barcelona, after an impressive spell at Liverpool.
The Brazilian star did not perform well in Spain. Now on Loan on Bayern Munich for 2019/20 season, he was making an impressive start before the campaign got a break due to Coronavirus.
According to Sport, the Blues are willing to pay 13 million pounds loan fee to bring the Brazilian back to the Premier League. This seems like a tall order, and there are plenty of things that Frank Lampard has to be looked upon.
If the deal got over the line, then how can the 27-year-old fit into Frank Lampard Chelsea?
The 5 ways Chelsea could Line Up with Philippe Coutinho.
Left of front three.
Coutinho loves to play on the left, with the ability to dribble across players, and with curling the ball into back of the net is very impressive.
It is a position which will be open for lot of players like, Christian Pulisic and Callum Hudson- Odoi. The Brazilian is more a player who likes to get the ball to his feet. That will allow Chelsea a more attacking Edge.
Lineup- Coutinho, Mount, Pulisic and Abraham.
Right of front three.
It’s a less natural position for Coutinho, as he feels more comfortable cutting inside. If Injuries hit Chelsea, then could move to this position.
Line Up: Coutinho, Hudson-Odoi, Mount, Abraham.
Number 10 Role
The most suitable role for Coutinho. He can support the main striker and provide lots of attacking threats and create goal scoring chances.
It’s an important position for Lampard, he likes to play the position 4-3-2-1, In this position the role no the number 10 is crucial. Mason Mount and Ross Barkley are players fighting for that postion.
Line Up: Hudson Odi, Pulisic, Coutinho and Abraham.
Left Of Midfield Three.
With Coutinho’s ability on ball means that he can play in attacking areas and as a central midfielder. Being on the left would be a more suitable position for the Brazilian.
Line Up: Coutinho, Kante, Jorginho.
Right of Midfield Three.
Again, The right side is not suitable for Coutinho. At the moment Kante is playing at the right position. Coutinho coming in can change the formation to 4-3-2-1 from 4-3-3.
Line up: Kante, Kovacic, Coutinho.