"It was his dream (to move to Barcelona) and there was a moment when we had to accept that".
Coutinho joined the Catalan club last week in a transfer worth £142m, the second-most expensive in the history of football.
"There was no other option; I would say it's a pretty easy answer", Klopp told reporters. Oxlade-Chamberlain said that the Reds played good football even when Coutinho did not play. It's not that there was an open question or something and in the end 50 per-cent pro, 50 per-cent con and then I had to make the decision. It is a massive profit from five years ago when Liverpool, with Brendan Rodgers in charge, paid Inter Milan £8.5 million for the midfielder after former manager Rafa Benitez, then coach of Inter, recommended him to his former club. On Sunday if we have a free-kick 18 yards out (against Manchester City) if someone in the stadium thinks "Phil" that is not too cool.
While the skilful Algerian may not be endowed with Coutinho's unbelievable passing range and ability to dictate the tempo of a game, Mahrez is entering the peak of his career and having spent three seasons in the Premier League, would certainly make an instant impact at Anfield. You lose a player, you buy a player. But it was clear - that's over now so we made that decision.
"It would have been very hard if we say, and we could have done of course with his contract, "you have to stay here". I don't want to sound disrespectful.
"We don't have to replace him", said Klopp.
Coutinho has earned his dream move after distinguishing himself as a world-class attacker at Liverpool but has now left a gaping hole in the Reds' attack.
LaVar Ball: Lakers 'don't want to play' for coach Luke Walton Randle spent most of the season using his superior athleticism to get the better of backup centers and power forwards as a scorer. As the year has played out, Ingram, Ball, and Kuzma have been earmarked as "untouchables", meaning that they won't be traded.
"When Phil wasn't in the team we still played great football and we have still awesome players who can score goals - the likes of Mo (Salah), Sadio, Roberto".
They are an incredible 17 points in front of rivals Real Madrid - though Los Blancos have two games in hand.
"He wasn't ready to do it anymore".
"Some teams try to sit back against us". 'It's bad for the Premier League because he's one of the best players in the league.
Speaking on Coutinho's transfer, Chamberlain said, "I haven't really even thought about Phil leaving", Oxlade-Chamberlain said, according to Sky Sports. "If we do it in this window, I don't know", he explained.
Asked about City's Anfield curse, Guardiola said: "I don't believe in these kind of things, but of course the last time City won was 15 years ago, so it means it is hard and complicated to play there".
"You know players are different". Always they were a good and stable team.
These were not the Cavs from Thursday night, an old, slow, disjointed group that threw in the towel shortly after the opening tap. The were playing their fifth game in eight days, their third game in four days and the second of a back-to-back set.
No one in the Premier League waits for it to happen, and I thought first half (against Palace ) we were playing a bit like that. We are getting a good enough price on this bet and as a result that is the wager I am going to suggest.
The first Wave, available on the 31st, adds Aegislash to the playable roster, with Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu assists. There are plenty of discs in this set, as From Software is also bundling in soundtrack CDs for each of the games.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu landed in New Delhi India on Sunday morning [IL time]. Daniel Carmon, the Israeli ambassador to India, said that the Israeli-India ties would withstand any troubles.
After the report was released, University of Rochester president Joel Seligman announced that he had made a decision to resign . The complainants, at a news conference, called the report incomplete and said their legal fight would continue.
The administration accuses Larijani of being responsible for the violent crackdown on dissidents in Iran during recent protests . Trump has argued that Obama, a Democrat, negotiated a bad deal for the United States in agreeing to the nuclear accord.
Trump denied in a pair of tweets on Friday that he made the comment , but referred to Haiti as a "very poor and troubled country". Former VP Joe Biden also had choice words about Trump's language, tweeting, "It's not what a president should believe".
King described being in the room as "electrifying" and said producers wanted her to originally keep it to three minutes. King noted that there are already people lining up to be Winfrey's campaign manager and volunteers for a potential bid.
YouTube also said it would not feature Paul in the fourth season of its series " Foursome " and would put other work on hold. There was an immediately backlash of public outrage, and though the video was quickly taken down, the damage was done.
It was unclear how well Woodward and Bernstein knew each other in high school, or the nature of their relationship, Barnes said. Video from a pair of local television stations showed the suspect being led into the Orange County jail in handcuffs.
Texas Hit By Worst Flu Season in Decades
That's just one reason why officials are asking people to visit their primary doctor or urgent care instead of hospitals. The number of flu-related deaths in Manitoba has almost doubled in the past week, now surpassing last year's total.
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Local immigration expert weighs in on plan to end DACA
The White House issued a statement rejecting "weak and risky stopgap measures" on immigration but did not deny Trump's remarks. The President told a bipartisan congressional delegation Tuesday if Congress can pass a plan that does that he'll sign it.
Texas Tech raids No. 2 Mountaineers
MINNEAPOLIS - Vincent Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for Purdue in its 13th consecutive victory. Joel Berry II hit two free throws with 7.1 seconds left as North Carolina earned its first ACC road victory of the season.
Eagles hold off Falcons to reach NFC title game
Foles and running back Corey Clement mishandled the handoff, and Foles actually pounced on the ball and dived into the end zone. The Falcons are favored to win in part due to Carson Wentz , the Eagles stellar quarterback, out with a knee injury.
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The technology was packed into a variety of smart home products, ranging from speakers and radios through to lamps and vacuum ... Several large video billboards around the conference centre are dedicated to advertising the Google Assistant.
Pirates Trade Gerrit Cole to Astros
Cole is in his second year of arbitration eligibility, and players and management are set to swap salary figures Friday. A few days before Christmas, there was speculation that Cole was headed to the New York Yankees .