Coutinho’s Sterling effort: How Coutinho has filled in for Sterling

Coutinho’s Sterling effort: How Coutinho has filled in for Sterling

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Philippe Coutinho has hit new heights having stepped up his game since Raheem Sterling moved to Manchester City for a huge £49 million in the summer. Sterling’s absence could have been hard felt but Coutinho has ensured that the Anfield faithful don’t miss the England winger.

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Our Fantasy Football partners Football Fanager have produced the above infographic demonstrating how Coutinho has steppedd up, almost totaling his goal tally for last season already. Coutinho has provided more dribbles per game than Sterling did last year and attempted more efforts on goal. All things considered this could be Coutinho’s best ever season with the club. Raheem who?

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