Philippe Coutinho was heavily linked with an exit in January, with Barcelona and Real Madrid keen, but The Metro states Klopp’s arrival has changed the situation– and the Brazilian will remain on Merseyside.
Liverpool still have work to do to keep Coutinho long-term though, as his agent confirmed he is targeting Champions League football; which means he could eye a move elsewhere next summer if the Reds fail to secure a top-four spot.
Our punters believe that keeping Coutinho is a major boost for the Reds and that Klopp can get the best out of the South American, who will then lead Liverpool into Europe’s elite competition.
Liverpool currently sit tenth in the Premier League table, three points behind fourth spot and six points off the summit.
Liverpool fans, how big a boost is keeping Philippe Coutinho? Let us know in the comments!