Liverpool star Coutinho will not be joining Arda Turan at Barcelona

‘Keylor goes to Costa Rica happy with his performance in the derby, ‘ the headline reads.

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“Of course it is a nice thing that he said. Everyone knows he’s my friend but I am here and focused on Liverpool to help them do good things on the pitch, starting with beating Everton”.

Details of Coutinho’s injury were not disclosed, after the Liverpool playmaker completed 90 minutes in Sunday’s 1-1 Premier League draw at Everton. Another global colleague in the form of David Luiz has become the latest figure to advise the player to move on, should Liverpool again fail to qualify for the Champions League.

But if you consider at the start of that season nobody expected Liverpool to do as well as we did, and to finish second in the league.

The 23-year-old Brazilian moved to Anfield from Inter Milan in January 2013 in what now seems to have been a bargain £8.5million transfer; he has impressed during his time at Anfield with 17 goals in 111 games. It’s fairly safe to say that wouldn’t be an issue at the Camp Nou.

However, Barcelona are aware Liverpool might not be willing sellers and they will have to come up with a huge offer to convince them to sell their star man. Unfortunately, Coutinho had this injury.

Flanagan writes that Nolito, who spent four years with Barcelona and made a handful of first-team appearances, has been deemed too old for Enrique-at the age of 28.

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Liverpool have struggled to prevent the departure of their best talents in recent years with both Luis Suarez and Raheem Sterling’s moves to Barcelona and Man City being testaments to that fact.

Sport claim Philippe Coutinho will choose Barcelona over Real Madrid and could leave Liverpool in January