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Liverpool boss Klopp: I never wanted Coutinho sold

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits he never wanted to see Philippe Coutinho sold.

The Barcelona midfielder has just left for Bayern Munich on-loan.

And Klopp has revealed he never wanted to sell the Brazil playmaker.

"[Coutinho's] a player of absolute substance. I had him at Liverpool and I would never had sold him, if I wasn't forced to," he told the Liverpool Echo.

"The offer was undeniable to us, it seemed strange, we couldn't allow ourselves to hold him back."

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