Philippe Coutinho's appearance on FIFA 17 has been updated

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Philippe Coutinho has been arguably the best performer in the Premier League so far this season.

The Brazilian, who joined Liverpool from Inter Milan for £8.5 million in January 2013, has scored five goals and registered six assists in his first 11 matches of the campaign.

The 24-year-old is on course to smash his goals and assist tallies from the previous four seasons at Anfield and is being talked about as a potential early contender for the PFA’s Premier League Player of the Year award.

Because of his status as one of the best players in English football at present, Liverpool fans were a bit miffed when they played FIFA 17 for the first time back in September.

To their bemusement, Coutinho still had an afro in the game; a hairstyle he hasn’t sported for a couple of years now.

What Coutinho previously looked like

Here’s how Liverpool fans reacted at the time…

What Coutinho now looks like

However, the Reds’ faithful will be delighted to know that Coutinho’s appearance has been changed following an update from EA Sports. (Images per Sport Bible).

This is what Coutinho now looks like…

And here’s how Liverpool fans have reacted on Twitter…

What you can expect from the update

The FIFA 17 update is understood to contain the following…

Visual / Presentation changes

Several new or updated player faces rendered for accurate character likeness.
General overlay adjustments.
Addressed an issue where the selected kit isn't the one used in-game.
Addressed frame-rate issue during pre-match skill game.
Spanish crowds now use the authentic audio when reacting to a goal.
Black custom kits no longer clash with referee kits.

Addressed the following in Pro Clubs

The flair trait is now available for all Pros.
Carrying over your Virtual Pro from FIFA 16 now correctly unlocks all passive traits.
An issue where players could receive excessive skill points.

In The Journey

Localized audio and character speech for the following: German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Mexican Spanish.
Various presentation improvements.

Addressed the following in FIFA Ultimate Team

General stability fixes in FIFA Ultimate Team and other online game modes.

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