Under the radar: 7 potential Coutinho replacements no one’s talking about

Liverpool supporters grieving Philippe Coutinho‘s move to Barcelona can be forgiven for harbouring irreconcilable emotions that run the gamut from denial to acceptance.

With acceptance comes hope, and with a reported £142 million on its way – £105 million of which can be immediately spent – there’s plenty of reason to think Jurgen Klopp and the club’s transfer committee can fill the gaping void left by the Brazilian’s exit. The January transfer window provides a fickle task that rarely yields the prospects of its summer sister, though there’s also reason to think the club had months to prepare for Coutinho’s Catalan change and have a contingency plan in place.

The names most frequently linked with a move to Anfield are Leicester City‘s Riyad Mahrez and Monaco winger Thomas Lemar. There are also the likes of Marco Reus, Julian Draxler, Angel Di Maria, and Christian Pulisic – players who appear either discontent with their current clubs or have previously been reported as a likely Liverpool transfer target.

For every big-named player tethered to a high-profile January switch there are a slew of …read more

Source: https://www.thescore.com/news/1462616