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Aston Villa: New signing Philippe Coutinho takes to Instagram

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New Aston Villa signing Philippe Coutinho has taken to Instagram to show himself off in his new surroundings.

Aston Villa arguably made the first big splash of the January transfer window when they sealed the signing of the Brazilian on loan until the end of the season. He comes to the club with a glittering array of trophies from his days at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Inter, as well as his national side.

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It just goes to show the kind of ambition that the club have, and more importantly, that they have the clout to pull off a move like this.

And if he’s able to produce at anything like the level he did when he was last in the Premier League at Liverpool, coming in at just under a goal or assist every two games, then Villa will certainly be onto a winner.

And judging by his Instagram feed, he already appears to be settling back into life pretty easily. He posted a thread of pictures on his personal page that showed some behind-the-scenes stuff at the club, where he was all smiles as he posed for pictures in his new attire:

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Let’s just hope that his performances on the pitch leave the Villa Park faithful feeling the same way by the end of his loan spell.

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