Liverpool manager has made his stance clear that Philippe Coutinho is going nowhere this summer.
Barcelona had a £72million bid rejected a fortnight ago and remain desperate to take the Brazil international to the Camp Nou
However, Klopp insists that Liverpool’s stance remains unwavering – Coutinho is not for sale, regardless of any improved offer from the Catalan giants.
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The Reds’ hand could hardly be stronger considering that the 25-year-old playmaker is under contract until 2022 and there is no release clause that Barca could trigger.
“There is no other way to interpret it – he is not available to be sold,” Klopp told a press conference in Munich to preview the Audi Cup.
“The word ‘not’ means there is no interpretation for that. It’s nothing new, is it?”
Klopp has been reassured by the club’s owners that Coutinho won’t be sold this summer.
Coutinho has been in sublime form in the club’s friendlies.