Speculation is sure to continue into the winter concerning Coutinho but for now the stand in skipper is still performing to his maximum, evidenced by his hat-trick versus the Russian giants on Wednesday night.
Coutinho has formed a lethal partnership alongside Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mo Salah.
Coutinho's name came out first in the reverse-order reveal, tying for 29th place with Napoli's Dries Mertens.
Coutinho was subject to various bids for from the Blaugrana and he remains unsure about his future at the Anfield. That season, it was Luis Suarez who scored from all conceivable angles to become the official Premier League player of the season that year, and his equivalent this year in terms of goal quantity has been Egypt worldwide Mohamed Salah.
However it is understood Coutinho had an agreement with Liverpool for the club to sell him in January, which means a move when the window reopens is likely.
Coutinho's comments after the Spartak rout will have seriously encouraged Barcelona.
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"When they were talking about the fee for him if Barcelona or etc were going to try and buy him, £130-£140m, the only thing you would say is 'is he going to get enough goals to warrant that?' In this form, it suggests yes".
"When it was 6-0", Klopp said, "we were looking at each other [on the Liverpool bench] and saying, 'How did this happen?'"
Last summer there was a job offer and in the same way that happens with any employee I was interested in it. "But since I've stayed at the club I have entered the pitch with great will and strength". We play at home and the fans deserve a win so we'll do our best to get it.
PHILIPPE COUTINHO has refused to confirm if he will be at Liverpool next month.
The Brazilian worldwide was rumoured to have handed in a transfer request this summer mid reported offers over the €150 million mark.