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It's an honour to play with Suarez - Coutinho

By Mighty Reds
April 7 2013

 Phillipe Coutinho is hoping that his partnership with Luis Suarez will develop even further over the next few seasons, and he can play his part in helping LFC achieve great things. He said:

"I hope that in future and we achieve great things, Suarez is a fantastic player. It is an honour for me to play with him.

"It is so much easier to play alongside a player like him because he is always on the move, he never stays still.

"When you have the ball it is much better for you to have a player like that because you can open the defence much more.

"We always communicate on the pitch in Spanish, he speaks Spanish and I understand it. I spent six months inSpainso can get by quite well with it. It is not only him. The other players are always trying to help me get better.

"There were a few occasions when I was quite slow and Steven Gerrard told me to be much quicker with the ball and to mark the opposition players quicker.

"The manager communicates with me in Spanish and always asks me to come into the middle and try to open the play to the wide areas or go straight on. He's playing me in the position I like best, on the left, but able to come inside."

"It is a quicker game here as they always say, quicker than inBrazilorItaly. English football is much more intense.  It was not so bad when I went to Italy but when I came over it was quite difficult for me to get going, to get into the rhythm of the game.

"Hopefully, further ahead, I'll be able to get to the same level of my team-mates as regards the pace of the game."


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It's an honour to play with Suarez - Coutinho
Discussion started by Mighty Reds , 07/04/2013 09:20
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Mauritius Claret
21/04/2013 06:50
Both are terrific players and bound to progress further .

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