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Liverpool legend Carragher: Coutinho just isn't that good...

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher is convinced Barcelona overpaid for Philippe Coutinho.

Barca have committed to a fee rising to €160m to sign Coutinho last month.

“I think if you lose your best player there's no way you can dress it up as a positive window," Carragher said on Sky Sports' The Debate show.

"I think every Liverpool fan, when Philippe Coutinho stayed in the summer, thought 'okay, we know he's leaving next season. Lets enjoy this 12 months'.

“To lose him mid-season, I don't agree with it but for that fee… Coutinho's not worth that. He's not that good.

“I would have took £20m-£30m less in the summer to know that Liverpool would have had him for the second half of the season because at that time we were still in the FA Cup, still a Champions League to play for."

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