Despite not playing, Brendan Rodgers believes Philippe Coutinho could contribute as Daniel Sturridge at Liverpool this season.
Coutinho is still undergoing the process of recovery of injury and not expected to be ready in a week.
“He is a young player and I had high hopes, but Daniel was ready to play, we’ll see how Philippe later,” Rodgers said on Monday (11/2).
“He had a medical team in Milan, and he has been here and we‘ve had a look in terms of health.“
“He’s been pelatihan with the group on Friday, and we’re monitoring it, but the competition to get a place in the first team he wanted, and for that reason we bring it here.”
“He is a good young player with great experience and took them into the team will add to the competition,” he said.