Klopp added that it was ultimately his decision to sell the player, and that he had the authority to block the move, but after speaking to Coutinho on several occasions, it was clear that the player had no intention of staying.
"The best player in Germany in 2011 was Nuri Sahin and he left the club after that season".
'We talk about Lemar from Monaco and Mahrez.
Last week, we covered a report via Bein Sports France claiming that Liverpool are close to signing the Algerian worldwide.
I don't want to sound disrespectful because I really liked him. "I think Barcelona have signed a top, top player who suits perfectly the way they want to play for the last 20 years". You miss a person and I'm sure he's missing us - maybe he doesn't realise in the moment when everything is new there! "We only have to carry on". We had fantastic games with him and not so good games with him.
His fine displays even saw him capped by Spain and there is a chance he could make their World Cup squad at the end of the season.
With Liverpool seemingly unlikely to buy a replacement in the January transfer window, Coutinho's departure provides an opening for Oxlade-Chamberlain and others to secure more regular football. "Right [player] before expensive".
The Brazil worldwide completed a reported £142m move to the Spanish club last week to end speculation surrounding his long-term future at the Anfield outfit.
Chelsea ace Eden Hazard hopes to see Philippe Coutinho push on at Barcelona following his move from Liverpool, which he claims is "bad for the Premier League". I won't start doing that now. I think Barcelona have signed a top, top player. I was put into a new environment and from minute one I knew it was something I could benefit from. He will be a Liverpool player in the summer.
"We know we can beat City".
Daniel Sturridge, who has not featured since the Champions League victory over Spartak Moscow on December 6, was also involved in the sessions after shaking off illness and a muscle issue. It's a pretty easy answer. It's how it is.
"He did fantastic in the first part of the season after things we had to deal with in the summer transfer window". I didn't mind too much people talking because I knew that what would happen.