Barcelona fans still upset with Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho seems to have only himself to blame for the jeers that greeted him at Camp Nou. Coutinho had a rough reception on Saturday when he went on as a substitute in his first appearance since making a gesture during a midweek victory over Manchester United that many Barcelona fans considered disrespectful. The trouble started on Tuesday when, instead of soaking in the cheers for his goal to cap a 4-0 aggregate win over United, Coutinho opted to put a finger in each ear as if to block out the applause for his superb strike. Many in Spain have interpreted the gesture as Coutinho sending a message that he was fed up with the criticism he has received for not living up to the club-record transfer fee paid by Barcelona last year.

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