Richard Keys uses old Brendan Rodgers comments to make Philippe Coutinho point

Brendan Rodgers Celtic Manager looks on during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Third Round,First Leg match between Celtic and Rosenborg at Celtic Park Stadium on July 26, 2017 in...

Raheem Sterling left Liverpool for Manchester City in 2015 when current Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers was in charge.

Well-known sports presenter Richard Keys has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his take on the future of Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho.

Liverpool attacking midfielder Coutinho has been linked with a move to Spanish and European giants Barcelona in the summer transfer window.

According to Sport, Barcelona representatives have already met and agreed a deal with the Brazil international attacking midfielder.

The 25-year-old, who can also operate as a winger, is one of the best players in the Premier League, and Barca’s (reported) interest in him does not come as a surprise.

Liverpool FC midfielder Philippe Coutinho (L) competes for the ball with Leicester City FC defender Danny Simpson during the Premier League Asia Trophy match between Liverpool FC and...

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, though, has said, as reported by BBC Sport, that Coutinho is not for sale, but former Sky Sports presenter Keys seems to have suggested that in the end the former Inter Milan man will be sold.

Keys has reminded everyone of previous quotes of Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers on Raheem Sterling.

Sterling, who is now 22 years of age and can play as a winger or as an attacking midfielder, left Liverpool for Manchester City in the summer of 2015 for a transfer fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £49 million.

Back in April 2015, Rodgers, then the manager of Liverpool, was quoted as saying by BBC Sport that Sterling will not be sold, only for the England international to leave for the Citizens a few weeks later.

Hugo Lloris #1 of Tottenham dives to keep a ball away from Raheem Sterling #7 of Manchester City against of Tottenham during the second half of the 2017 International Champions Cup...

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