Philippe Coutinho, during his presentation with the Barça


The controversy generated with the signing of Coutinho by the Barça

Published:3/02/2018 - 17:55h

Updated:3/02/2018 - 17:56h

The decision to sell to Philippe Coutinho is being taken with different points of view in Liverpool. The flamante signing of the FC Barcelona is causing controversy in England on the decision to sell him in January

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The FC Barcelona closed recently the signing of Philippe Coutinho by some 160 million euros adding the fixed part, of some 120, and the variable part, that would add some 40. The decision that had the Liverpool to sell to his star does not leave to generate debate in the English city, with opinions shoot on his sale.

The trainer of the British team, Jürgen Klopp, affirmed this Friday when it appeared in front of the media on the sale of Philippe Coutinho to the FC Barcelona, that "did the correct". In spite of that to the German technician confessed that it had liked him remain to the crack Brazilian, admitted that "the wise was to sell it".

However, no all the opinions go in the same direction that the one of Jürgen Klopp, that accepted that the Liverpool had taken the most hit decision. From several fronts arrive criticisms on the performance of the English team with his star, affirming that the club would owe him to having retained until final of season.

Contrary opinions in Liverpool

The ex English footballer Jamie Carragher, showed contrary to the decision of the Liverpool to sell to Coutinho to half of the course. ''I do not agree in losing him in half of season. In this moment were alive in FA Cup and still are in the Champions League'', commented, putting like priority the sportive successes of the English club.

Carragher Also signalled that "it had preferred to win a bit less than money in summer and have it in this part of the season'', considering negative the balance of signings of the Liverpool during this January: ''This period can not catalog like a success because we have lost to our best player, there is not form that you can disguise it like a positive window''.

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