"I have a Liverpool contract and I'm only thinking of playing for the club - I am calm," he explained.
"My dad has a past with Barca, he has affection for the club and perhaps that's why he said it. He wants the best for me. But I have a contract here and I have nothing else to say this.
"For me, Barca is the best in the world, for greatness and for style ... and Atletico are starting to equip themselves well, with a great coach. They are two great clubs. They are the two clubs where my father played and two great teams."