That is the view of BT Sport pundit and Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand.
Coutinho used to be making his 3rd get started of the season in Liverpool’s Premier League conflict at Leicester.
The Brazilian were out of the squad till the tip of the switch window as he used to be fascinated by a transfer to Barcelona.
Liverpool stood company and maintained he would no longer be offered and are actually reaping the rewards, in keeping with Ferdinand.
Coutinho arrange Mohamed Salah’s opening purpose ahead of scoring a shocking unfastened kick to double Liverpool’s lead on the King Power.
“He’s justifying why they kept him,” Ferdinand mentioned of Philippe Coutinho.
“This is an attractive unfastened kick.
“Takes a knick off the wall, beats (Kasper) Schmeichel fingers down.
“It used to be an out of this world unfastened kick. Yeah there used to be a good bit of room however you’ve nonetheless were given to place it within the nook.
“Execution is what it’s all about and because of this Barcelona went so exhausting to get him, the numbers they have been speaking.
“We mentioned ahead of the sport he used to be due a efficiency after this summer season and what’s long gone on and lately he’s been incredible.”
Liverpool went directly to win the sport Three-2, with goalkeeper Simon Mignolet crucially saving a Jamie Vardy penalty.