Phillipe Coutinho admission will delight Liverpool fans

Philippe Coutinho of FC Barcelona during the La Liga Santander  match between Espanyol v FC Barcelona at the RCDE Stadium on December 8, 2018 in Cornella Spain

The Brazilian has admitted that he has struggled since quitting Liverpool.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield on December 30, 2017 in Liverpool,...

It's been a brilliant month for Liverpool already.

Back on June 1, Jurgen Klopp led Liverpool to a sixth Champions League title by beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Madrid.

Less than two weeks on, the Anfield faithful remain in dreamland and a recent admission by Philippe Coutinho might enhance the feel-good factor.

Coutinho has just had a first full season with Barcelona, but it didn't go to plan for him on a personal level.


The Brazilian incurred the wrath of the Camp Nou support on a few occasions and occasionally found himself on the bench for Ernesto Valverde's side.

And the 26-year-old has admitted to Marca that he did indeed have a poor season.

He said: "I have not had a good season. My performances have been a lot worse than I expected they would. The only way to improve and gain confidence is through hard work, and I have been working hard."

Liverpool fans will love Coutinho's comments. The former Inter Milan star quit Klopp's side 18 months ago to further his career, but it's the Reds who have gone on to bigger and better things.

It's testament to Klopp's genius that he has actually improved the English giants without somebody of Coutinho's talents, and to see him admit that the green isn't greener will no doubt delight many of those on Merseyside.

Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho vies for possession with Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at...


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