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Klopp unconcerned with Nikes ad for Coutinho Barcelona shirts

By-Ahram

Sports

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Wednesday ,03 January 2018

Klopp unconcerned with Nikes ad for Coutinho Barcelona shirts

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp was unfazed by an advertising error by sports apparel manufacturers Nike that led to speculation around playmaker Philippe Coutinhos future after they appeared to use his name to promote Barcelona apparel.

The advertisement, which read "Philippe Coutinho is ready to light up Camp Nou", was deleted shortly after it appeared on Barcelonas website on Sunday.
 
Coutinho, who is a Nike client, has been linked with the Catalan side since the previous transfer window when Barcelona failed to land the Brazilian, despite submitting multiple bids and the La Liga leaders are likely to try again this month.
 
I heard about it. I couldnt be less interested in anything in the world," Klopp said after Liverpools 2-1 Premier League win over Burnley on Monday.
 
But somebody told me and I thought wow. Top story."
 
After missing the start of the current campaign due to injury, Coutinho has scored seven goals and provided six assists in 14 league appearances for Liverpool.
 
The 25-year-old was sidelined for Mondays victory at Burnley due to a thigh injury and is a doubt for Liverpools FA Cup third round clash against Everton on Friday.