Liverpool leave out Coutinho for Manchester City clash

Philippe Coutinho has been left out of the Liverpool squad for Saturday's Premier League match at Manchester City, manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed.

Coutinho's future dominated the closing weeks of the transfer window after he handed in a request to force through a move to Barcelona, but Liverpool stood firm and reportedly rejected three bids for the Brazil playmaker – the last of which was understood to be worth in the region of £119m.

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