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Philippe Coutinho

Spanish side Barcelona’s interest in Philippe Coutinho is showing no signs of abating. After doing everything they could do in the summer to sign the magical Brazilian, the Catalan giants now want to take the final step and sign him up in the January transfer window.

Latest reports from the Spanish news outlet Don Balon indicate that a deal is most likely to go through in the winter transfer window. The Catalan side is confident that there would be no hiccups this time around.

How different would that be from the summer? Flush with money from the sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona circled Anfield with an intention of landing Coutinho.

It was only the club’s tough stance, thanks to manager Jurgen Klopp’s reluctance to sell his star player, that kept Coutinho at Anfield. Despite their reluctance, there is considerable optimism within the Spanish giants’ hierarchy that a deal is possible in January.

The report even went a step ahead and claimed that Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has drawn up a contract for the 25-year-old. It is being reported that he would pen a four-and-a-half-year deal at the Camp Nou on a contract worth £22m per season.

Should that materialise, Coutinho would become the second-highest earner at the club, just ahead of Luis Suarez and behind club icon Lionel Messi.

Just like they did in the summer window, Barcelona are trying every trick in the book to charm the Brazilian. In addition to regular reports coming out of Spain indicating their interest, former club legends keep coming out in support of the move for Coutinho.

One player who has done this in the recent days is former Brazilian great Ronaldinho. He reportedly indicated in his recent interviews that his countryman adorning the Barcelona shirt is something he would love to see.

So, will Liverpool be pressurised into selling Coutinho in January? The chances of Klopp sanctioning a sale midway through the season are very little. He may not stop the Brazilian from moving away at the end of the season but in January, that could be a tough proposition.

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“Deserved”, “All the best for the future” – Some Liverpool fans pleased with choice for September’s Player of the Month



Daniel Sturridge Liverpool

Daniel Sturridge had a great September for Liverpool. Even though the Reds were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Chelsea and lost to Napoli in the Champions League, Sturridge scored a couple of fantastic goals against his former employers.

His strike against the Blues at Stamford Bridge will be remembered for long. Liverpool looked to be out of the game but the Englishman came up with a majestic hit from outside the box in the final moments of the game.

The 29-year-old hasn’t started many games but is doing a great job off the bench. Sturridge was named as Liverpool’s player of the month for his performances in September.

The Englishman will have a huge role to play for us as the season progresses and several fans were pleased that the striker got his reward for some excellent games.

Read more: “Flick him to barca” – Some Liverpool fans believe new video will help the Reds offload flop star for better price

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“Special type of player” – Some Liverpool fans believe on-loan youngster is a future star after a fantastic free-kick



Harry Wilson Liverpool

Harry Wilson

Wales defeated the Republic of Ireland in a UEFA Nations League game and they have Harry Wilson to thank.

The Liverpool youngster stepped up to score a brilliant free-kick for the away side in the 58th minute.

The 21-year-old was in the news earlier in the season when he smashed in a free-kick at Old Trafford. Manchester United were the opposition for Derby County on that evening and the Welshman’s goal helped the Championship side knock the Red Devils out of the Carabao Cup.

The 21-year-old is on loan at Derby and is one of the brightest youngsters at Anfield. The Welshman certainly got a lot of people talking with his effort against the Republic of Ireland and some fans believed the attacking midfielder has a great future ahead of him.

Read more: Liverpool handed triple injury boost ahead of Huddersfield clash

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“Flick him to barca” – Some Liverpool fans believe new video will help the Reds offload flop star for better price



Alberto Moreno

Liverpool left-back Alberto Moreno has just one start to his name this season and that came in the 2-1 loss against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup at Anfield.

The game will be remembered for an Eden Hazard wonder goal, where the Spaniard was taken to the cleaners by the Belgian.

Moreno has found it tough to reclaim his starting spot in the Liverpool team, with Andy Robertson putting in a number of great performances. The newly appointed Scottish captain is possibly the best left-back in the league and was with the national side during the international break.

The Spaniard was training with the other members of the squad at Melwood and a brilliant video of his was shared. Moreno can be seen doing a couple of quality flicks during training and that got a number of fans interested.

The left-back has been linked (h/t Mirror) with a move to Barcelona in the winter window, and some fans believed this video was a ploy to increase his value ahead of a possible sale.

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