Sunderland defender shares his admiration of Philippe Coutinho on Twitter

Sunderland defender Patrick van Aanholt was impressed with Philippe Coutinho’s goal for Liverpool against Manchester United on Thursday.

Sunderland defender Patrick van Aanholt has taken to social networking site Twitter to show his admiration of Liverpool attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho.

Coutinho scored a stunning goal for Liverpool in their 1-1 draw with Premier League rivals Manchester United away from home at Old Trafford on Thursday evening.

The Brazil international found the target on the stroke of half time, as the Reds progressed to the quarter-finals of the Europa League courtesy of a 3-1 aggregate victory.

Van Aanholt was following the match, and he was impressed with Coutinho’s superb goal.

Courinho is one of the best players in the current Liverpool team and has been playing relatively well this season.

The former Inter Milan attacking midfielder has scored five goals and created 30 chances in 19 Premier League appearances so far this campaign.

The Brazilian has scored one goal and created 21 chances in eight Europa League matches for Liverpool.

Liverpool will take on Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund in the quarter-finals of the Europa League.

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