Coutinho gives an update on his future that will worry Liverpool fans
Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho has admitted he is unsure what the future holds for him at Anfield amid interest from European giants Barcelona.
The 25-year-old looked certain to leave the club in the summer after submitting a transfer request, but Liverpool refused to let him go, rejecting three bids from the five-time European Cup winners.
The Reds playmaker scored a hat-trick in the 7-0 Champions League win over Spartak Moscow on Wednesday night and has now scored nine goals in 13 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions this season.
It is thought Barcelona could return with an improved offer for the attacking midfielder when the transfer window reopens in January.
Coutinho admitted he was “interested” in a move to the Catalan giants in the summer and suggested he would be open to a transfer in the future.
“I do not know how the future is going to be. What will happen in January, we will know it in January. I do not know if there will be an offer,” he said, as quoted by Sky Sports.
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“Last summer there was a job offer in the same way that happens with any employee and I was interested in it.”
However, the Brazilian maintained that he will continue to do his best for Liverpool for as long as he remains at the club.
“Of course a lot happened in the summer but my will is always to play and do the best wherever I am – that has not changed.”
Liverpool are up to fourth place in the Premier League table after Saturday’s 5-1 win at Brighton. The Reds face rivals Everton in the first Merseyside derby of the season at Anfield on Sunday.
Jurgen Klopp’s side will go into the game full of confidence having scored 15 goals in their past three games, conceding just once.