Firminho hails former Liverpool teammate Coutinho
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Firminho hails former Liverpool teammate Coutinho

Liverpool striker Roberto Firminho has described his former teammate Philippe Coutinho as a phenomenal.

Firmino believes Coutinho is one of the best players in world football and says playing with him at Liverpool was a pleasure.

"He's phenomenal. You simply can't say that he's not a magician. He has magical powers. He produces plays that don't exist, that you couldn't make up.

"You always have to watch replays of his plays to understand what he's done. He's an unbelievable player. It was a pleasure to play with him at Liverpool, and it's a pleasure to play with him for the Selecao. I'm a huge fan of his. He's one of the very best players in the world," Firminho is quoted by FIFA.com.

Coutinho’s future at Barca was uncertain during his time at Bayern after the arrival of Ronald Koeman at Camp Nou, he has had a new lease of life with the player featuring in all Barca games since the season started.

In his uncertain times, the player had been linked with a move back to the Premier League with Liverpool and Spurs the teams believed to have been interested in his services.

 

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