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Worse than Coutinho: Losing Liverpool star would be Klopp’s biggest nightmare

Our Liverpool fans here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping not to see the back of any more of their star players in the upcoming transfer window. Indeed, it’s not something they like watching, having seen the likes of Luis Suarez, Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho leave in recent windows.

Now, following the departure of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in January, FSG will be looking to secure their best players to long-term deals as soon as possible. Indeed, following suggestions from pundits making their way around the bar today that Bobby Firmino could be a target for German giants Bayern Munich, but it could all hinge on Real Madrid moving for their talisman Robert Lewandowski in the summer.

Our regulars believe that if Klopp can keep hold of many of his top players in the summer, with the likes of Firmino and Mo Salah being the main targets for other clubs – there’s a real sense that this team could evolve together.

With Firmino’s goal haul of 14 this season in the Premier League, Klopp has a player that has gradually improved since 2015 at Anfield and is the pinnacle of the team’s success. However, our landlord thinks that by losing the Brazilian this summer could be Klopp’s worst nightmare, and here are TWO reasons why…

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