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Aldridge warns Liverpool against re-signing Barcelona star Coutinho

Liverpool legend John Aldridge has warned against re-signing Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho.

Coutinho has been linked with a move away from Barcelona after struggling over 18 months in Spain, but Aldridge thinks it would be a mistake to bring him back.

"Coutinho left on a sour note as he forced his way out of the club and while he is a great player, I don't think Liverpool should blow their transfer budget on bringing him back," Aldridge wrote for the Sunday World.

"None of us have forgotten that Coutinho left Liverpool in a difficult position when he jumped ship mid-way through the season, so we should not give him a simple route back to play for the European champions.

"We all trust Klopp in whatever decisions he makes, but I think adding attacking a top quality attacking option would be the way forward this summer."

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