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Souness: Liverpool better to watch couple of years ago

Liverpool legend Graeme Souness has reaffirmed his belief that the sale of Philippe Coutinho sparked the club's revival.

Since his exit, manager Jurgen Klopp has overseen a remarkable turnaround which culminated in a sensational Champions League triumph last season.

“Maybe, for the neutral, they were a better watch a couple of years ago," Souness told Sky Sports. “But when they got rid of Coutinho and brought in Van Dijk and Alisson, that's when they made that jump.

“All of a sudden they're a proper team."

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