Pundit names the £12m man who can replace Coutinho at Liverpool

Date published: Thursday 25th October 2018 4:08

Jurgen Klopp has already found his replacement for Philippe Coutinho, according to one former Liverpool man.

Reports have suggested that the Reds are still searching for a replacement for Coutinho, who joined Barcelona in a £142million deal in January.

However, Neil Mellor believes that Xherdan Shaqiri – a £12million summer buy from Stoke – can fill the void left by the Brazilian’s departure.

The Swiss international was in fine form on Wednesday night as Liverpool beat Red Star Belgrade 4-0 at Anfield, and Mellor heaped praise on him for his performances so far.

“I really like Shaqiri. What a bargain he seems like when you think what Liverpool bought him for in the summer from Stoke,” Mellor told Love Sport Radio.


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