Liverpool set to offer Roberto Firmino a 'contract for life' at Anfield

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Liverpool FC are now preparing for their crunch Premier League clash against Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday afternoon as they look to become the first team to beat the Citizens in the top flight this season.

Coutinho's £142 million transfer to Barcelona has left the Reds short in midfield and Jurgen Klopp's side are looking at paying extra for the Guinean in order to bring forward his switch to Anfield.

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is keen to join Inter on loan for the rest of the season, reports Tuttosport. This year Pep Guardiola has deployed Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva in deeper roles than we are used to seeing them, which in turn has allowed City to still field three pacy forward players ahead of them.

Liverpool have a lot to prove - they have to prove they can cope without Coutinho, that the transfer hasn't derailed their season.

Well it's over, and we can all move on now.

God is always protecting you and your whole family!

Klopp said after the move was made official that Coutinho had made it to clear to him, the management and even the players that he wanted this move.

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"It is our job to keep the wheels moving and momentum going".

Keita's performances have been disappointing as the season has wore on - with many coming to the conclusion that his head is already at Liverpool and that maybe it is time his body was as well.

Barcelona recently offered Andres Iniesta a "contract for life" and it seems Liverpool may be about to follow the Catalan giants' example.

Jenson writes that Barca are "most desperate to offload" Turan due to his wages, having failed to make an impact since his 2015 arrival under Luis Enrique.

Liverpool's post-Coutinho world, and Oxlade-Chamberlain's confidence in it, faces an immediate examination on Sunday when Pep Guardiola's unbeaten Manchester City arrive at Anfield.

I think we all smelt the rat with Philippe Coutinho and Barcelona's interest. "It was an honour to play with a magician like you".

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