Another ?big player? will replace Philippe Coutinho at Liverpool ? Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - football




Another ?big player? will replace Philippe Coutinho at Liverpool ? Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Another ?big player? will replace Philippe Coutinho at Liverpool ? Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Liverpool and England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has played down the significance of Philippe Coutinho’s departure to Barcelona, claiming the team is strong enough to cope and […]The post Another “big player” will replace Philippe Coutinho at Liverpool – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain appeared first on Squawka News.

Liverpool and England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has played down the significance of Philippe Coutinho’s departure to Barcelona, claiming the team is strong enough to cope and a “big player” will eventually replace him. 
Coutinho, who was wanted by Barcelona in the summer and scored 54 goals in 201 games in his career for the Reds, joined the Camp Nou club for £142m this month.
Despite the rumours and his eventual departure, Liverpool have offered strong offensive displays in the past weeks, possibly suggesting the team will be able to cope without the Brazilian.
Oxlade-Chamberlain told BBC Sport: “When Phil wasn’t in the team, we still played great football and we still have amazing players who can score goals.
“I have every faith in the boys that we just move on now. I don’t think it should affect us at all.
“I haven’t really even thought about Phil leaving. When a big player leaves, a big player leaves. You’re at a big club like Liverpool, another big player will come in the future.”
The England midfielder, who has made seven starts for the Anfield club this season, was then asked whether he felt he would get more game-time with Coutinho gone, to which he replied: “Of course it’s an opportunity for me, just as it is for all the rest of the boys who want to play there.”
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Coutinho compared with his possible replacements
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