'He would come I reckon': Liverpool fans plan transfer raid on Tottenham Hotspur if Coutinho is sold

A Liverpool fan enjoys the pre season atmosphere prior to the Pre Season Friendly match between Liverpool and Athletic Club at Aviva Stadium on August 5, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland.

Liverpool fans appear to be unanimous about the Tottenham Hotspur player they would like to replace the Brazilian.

Liverpool fans are bracing themselves for Philippe Coutinho's departure to Barcelona, after the Brazilian handed in a transfer request at Anfield on Friday.

Liverpool have so far resisted Barca's attempts to land Coutinho, insisting he will not be sold. But with player power perhaps stronger now than ever before, it is perhaps only a matter of time until the Reds concede defeat.

Liverpool FC midfielder Philippe Coutinho reacts during the Premier League Asia Trophy match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Hong Kong Stadium on July 22 2017, in Hong Kong,...Liverpool FC midfielder Philippe Coutinho

Having previously shared their club's confidence, Liverpool fans are also beginning to turn, focusing on potential replacements for the playmaker who scored or created 20 goals during last season's Premier League campaign.

And Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli is proving a popular choice, as one of only five midfielders to better Coutinho's tally - although each one played at least 600 more minutes than the Reds man.

Alli (25 goals and assists) famously came close to signing for Liverpool two and a half years ago, and even visited the club's Melwood training facility before choosing Tottenham instead.

And many believe they could, finally, lure the 21-year-old - who is widely reported to have grown up a Liverpool supporter - to Anfield this summer.

Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus on August 5, 2017 in London, England.Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli

This is what they're saying on Twitter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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