BERLIN, GERMANY - Saturday, July 29, 2017: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia during a preseason friendly match celebrating 125 years of football for Liverpool and Hertha BSC Berlin at the Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp could wait until end of transfer window before reintegrating Philippe Coutinho

Jurgen Klopp has suggested he is willing to reintegrate Philippe Coutinho within his Liverpool setup when the transfer window closes on August 31.

Coutinho is currently pushing for a move away from Anfield, with Barcelona having seen three bids rejected for the Brazilian so far.

Their latest came on Friday afternoon, worth up to £114 million, with the Reds’ immediate dismissal underlining their stance that Coutinho won’t be sold this summer.

The 25-year-old has missed the first three games of the season with an alleged back injury, with his absence felt in Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.

And speaking after Liverpool’s tricky home win, Klopp hinted at a return to the starting lineup for his No. 10 next month, after the transfer deadline.

“I don’t think it makes sense in life that you think too much ahead, what can happen when,” he said.

“The situation is like it is, nothing changed [with the club’s stance].

“When there is no other decision possible anymore, on the 31st of August, then we have to think of something.”

Klopp preferred to focus on his team concentrating on their job, with Barcelona’s latest bid having again arrived the day before a league game:

“We have to be concentrated on the job on the pitch and I really think the boys did brilliantly.”

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