I don’t know what will happen in January – Barcelona target Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho, Liverpool 17/18
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Liverpool fans face an anxious spell over the coming weeks after the Brazil international refused to rule out a transfer to Camp Nou

Philippe Coutinho has admitted that he does not know what his future holds ahead of the January transfer window.

The Liverpool star pushed for a summer transfer to Barcelona but the Anfield club held firm over their stance of keeping their ace, yet the Camp Nou side may move for the Brazil international again at the beginning of 2018.

While Coutinho has pledged to give his all for the club, fans remain fearful of another unsettling spell and the 25-year-old has been unable to calm their fears.

“I am at Liverpool and I always do my best when I have the opportunity to play, respecting the jersey and the supporters,” he said.

“I do not know how the future is going to be. What will happen in January, we will know it in January. I do not know if there will be an offer.

“Last summer there was a job offer in the same way that happens with any employee and I was interested in it. Since I stayed I have played with will and desire.

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“Of course a lot happened in the summer but my will is always to play and do the best wherever I am - that has not changed.

“I am here, we have a lot of games and I try to do my best to help.”

After a start to the season that was plagued by injury and uncertainty, Coutinho has responded with a bang, scoring nine times in 13 outings, including a hat-trick in the midweek Champions League win over Spartak Moscow.