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Agbonlahor calls on Villa boss Gerrard to dump Coutinho

Former Aston Villa captain Gabby Agbonlahor has hit out at Philippe Coutinho after their defeat at Bournemouth.

Coutinho was quiet on the day at Dean Court.

Agbonlahor told talkSPORT: "He (Philippe Coutinho) must dominate games.

"He has to take games by the scruff of the neck, get on the ball, make things happen.

"Steven Gerrard has confidence in him but how long can you continue to play him (Coutinho)? He's not getting the numbers he needs to play in that position.

"We struggled to create chances or get the ball to Leon Bailey.

"Gerrard must find his best team. He will make some changes next week against Everton at home because that was unacceptable."

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