Barcelona have officially revealed that Philippe Coutinho will take the club’s vacant number seven shirt this season
Philippe Coutinho has now switched from the number 14 jersey he initially took last season after completing a €160m move from Liverpool in January.
Barça’s number seven shirt was last worn by Arda Turan, who left Camp Nou for Istanbul Basaksehir on loan. It has been worn by a number of star players, including Luis Figo, Henrik Larsson, David Villa and Pedro.
Coutinho is set to wear his new number for the first time in the Supercopa de España against Sevilla on Sunday
Barca are yet to confirm what shirt summer signing Arturo Vidal will wear this season, but he was seen using the number 16 locker during before his formal presentation.
Other new signings Malcom, Arthur and Clement Lenglet are all also awaiting their Barça squad numbers.