peuterey via della spiga Coutinho pulls on shirt for last time
Coutinho has played last game for LiverpoolPhilippe Coutinho has pulled on the Liverpool jersey for the last time as he looks to force a move to Barcelona, according to Spanish outlet Sport .
The 25 year old is determined not to pick up an injury playing for the Reds, and as a result, will play no part in their January fixtures as he seeks a move to Camp Nou during the current transfer window.
Coutinho last played for Liverpool on December 30, as Jurgen Klopp’s side defeated Leicester City 2 1 thanks to a Mohamed Salah double. He then sat out their 2 1 victory at Burnley on New Year’s Day.
Coutinho pushes for record Barca deal
Philippe Coutinho has repeated his insistence to trade Liverpool for Barcelona in a potential deal that would comfortably surpass the British transfer record.
Sources close to the No.10 have revealed Liverpool unsuccessfully tried to alter Coutinho’s mind by presenting multiple incentives and a greater wage packet to their highest earner.
Read Liverpool correspondent Melissa Reddy’s full story right here!
Anderlecht join race for Pjaca
Anderlecht are keen on taking Marko Pjaca on loan in the January window, according to Belgian media including Le Soir .
The Croatia international had been linked with the likes of Tottenham and Liverpool but it appears he could prefer a move to Belgium as he looks to increase his chances of regular first team football.
Lijnders leaves Liverpool for NEC
Pepijn Lijnders has left his post as Jurgen Klopp’s assistant to take over as head coach of Dutch side NEC, the Reds confirmed .
The 34 year old joined the Premier League side in 2014 to take over the Under 16s side and then become part of Klopp’s coaching staff, but has been lured back to his homeland to take on his own side in the second tier.
“I’m proud of each day that I could represent [Liverpool] directly and I will give my best to do so in my next chapter. Hopefully they will be proud of me as well,” he told the club’s website as he bid farewell.
Klopp shrugs off Coutinho Nike ‘leak’
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said he “couldn’t be less interested in anything in the world” regarding Nike’s apparent leak of Philippe Coutinho’s rumoured transfer to Barcelona.
The Brazilian has been linked with the Catalan giants since the start of the season and was not part of the Reds’ squad for Monday’s 2 1 victory at Burnley due to a minor thigh complaint.
Coutinho deal revealed by. Nike?
Barcelona are seemingly preparing for the arrival of Philippe Coutinho as Nike appeared to confirm the Liverpool star’s signing on its website on Saturday night.
Liverpool fans were left sweating when the giant sportswear manufacturer and Barcelona apparel sponsor appeared to leak the blockbuster transfer via its online store.
Van Dijk: Liverpool perfect for me
Virgil van Dijk has described Liverpool as the perfect match for him after his world record move from Southampton was finalised.
“I am happy to be here and I can’t wait to get started,” Van Dijk told Liverpool’s official website.
Goretzka future not yet sealed
Leon Goretzka has not told Schalke that he wants to leave the club, according to the Bundesliga outfit’s sporting director Christian Heidel.
Goretzka has been linked with a number of European giants, withBarcelona, Liverpool and Bayern Munich said to have joined the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United in the race for the Germany international’s signature.