Premier League

Coutinho gets Bayern's No. 10 after Robben gives go-ahead

MUNICH (AP) Arjen Robben has given his permission for Philippe Coutinho to wear his old No. 10 jersey while on loan at Bayern Munich.

The 27-year-old Coutinho passed a medical examination on Sunday and signed a contract through June 2020, when Bayern has the option of making the loan permanent.

"Arjen had no problem with it. He said Philippe was a worthy successor," Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said Monday at the Brazil playmaker's presentation in Munich.

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