Firmino leaves heartfelt Facebook post after departure of Coutinho

Date published: Wednesday 10th January 2018 2:13

Roberto Firmino has left a heartfelt message on Facebook after the departure of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona.

Coutinho completed a £142million transfer to Barcelona on Monday, leaving his Brazilian compatriot Firmino behind at Anfield.

The pair had become good friends off the pitch as well as developing a telepathic understanding on the field and Firmino says he will be sad to see Coutinho leave.

Coutinho was the best man at Firmino’s  wedding in Brazil last summer.

READ MORE: Details of add-ons in £142m Coutinho transfer

Firmino claimed Liverpool “is no longer the same” after Coutinho was finally granted his wish of a move to Barcelona.

Philippe CoutinhoFala meu parca, poxa Liverpool já não é o mesmo without the magical 🧙‍♀️ Mano , Desejo o infinito de…

Posted by Roberto Firmino on Wednesday, 10 January 2018

“Liverpool is no longer the same without you my magical brother,” Firmino posted on Facebook.

“I wish you infinite success, that you enjoy life and realise all your dreams brother. “God is always protecting you and your whole family. It was an honour to play with a wizard like you.”

 

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