Phillipe Coutinho Happy At Liverpool Despite Barcelona Rumors

Orlando City midfielder Kaka featured in Brazil’s internationals against Costa Rica and United States last month, but the 33 year-old was overlooked by Dunga for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Venezuela.

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Coutinho was however, quick to play down the rumours after the derby at Goodison Park.

“If Liverpool don’t qualify this season for the Champions League, I am sure he will be the most in-demand player in Europe next summer”.

“Of course, it is a nice thing he said, everyone knows he’s my friend”.

“I heard what Neymar said on the internet but I want to do well with Liverpool,” Coutinho told Daily Star.

“The best need to be playing with the best”.

While this may bring out a better Coutinho, it will also place him in the spotlight and could possibly propel him to the forefront of Europe’s heavyweights seeking a new dynamic playmaker.

While Liverpool FC fans have long feared that a player of his talent will leave for greener pastures sooner or later, the latest comments from Coutinho will calm a few nerves down.

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Coutinho has a contract with Liverpool until June 2020.

Phillipe Coutinho Happy At Liverpool Despite Barcelona Rumors