Danny Murphy believes that Philippe Coutinho "would never be welcomed back" at Anfield
Former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy doesn’t think there is any way that Philippe Coutinho could ever move back to Anfield.
Speaking with sportingbet.com, Murphy said that he didn’t think Coutinho left in the right way and that as a result he has now “made his bed” and needs to deal with the consequences of how his career has seemingly derailed.
When asked if he felt Liverpool fans would ever welcome Coutinho back, Murphy said:
“Coutinho would never be welcomed back at Liverpool. It hasn’t worked out for him at Barcelona, but he made his bed by declaring how much he wanted to leave and now he has to sleep in it. I think even if Liverpool thought it was something they wanted, the fans would make it perfectly clear it wasn’t acceptable and would force them to pull the plug. The fans didn’t necessarily begrudge him his move to Barcelona, but he left himself no way to come back.”
While Murphy doesn’t seem to have any doubt that a Coutinho return is out of the question, it’s clear The Reds are currently missing goals from midfield and that creative spark to unlock teams who set up with a low block against them.
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