My tribe

Aldridge says Liverpool must drop Coutinho for Man Utd trip

Liverpool legend John Aldridge says Philippe Coutinho should be dropped for Joe Allen at Manchester United this weekend. Though Coutinho has thrived playing in behind Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge in Liverpool's attacking system, Aldridge feels Joe Allen's work-rate would be more beneficial.

"A lot of debate will centre of on the type of team Brendan Rodgers will pick at Old Trafford, I am sure," Aldridge told the Liverpool Echo.

"I think Joe Allen will start, and I can see exactly why, as well.

"You need grafters when you go to places like Old Trafford, and a midfield of Allen, Jordan Henderson and Steven Gerrard is full of graft."

 For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tribalfootball

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?