They are best friends at Anfield, compatriots, a fantastic duo on the pitch, so Roberto Firmino has no doubt in his mind he wants Philippe Coutinho to stay put, not move to Barcelona or anywhere else.
I prefer to not think of this because it would be awful. He’s a great player, but also a great friend to me
the Brazil international told The Liverpool Echo talking about his teammate both at Liverpool and Brazil’s national team.
It is normal that great teams are interested in his football, but my concentration is now on the team. My objective is to win cups with Liverpool so I can enter the history of this club
Firmino said, looking totally committed to Liverpool. Then again, he’s not the one Barcelona are after, he’s not the one having one of the top two-three clubs in the world pushing for his signature.
I can’t say much about Coutinho, we players don’t discuss that among each other. The club will decide. Of course we would miss him because he is great player, hard to replace
another Liverpool player, defender Dejan Lovren, told Croatian newspaper Sportske Novosti, talking about the… Coutinho saga.