Coutinho scored his first purpose of the season the day prior to this in Liverpool’s three-2 win over Leicester, with an excellent first-part unfastened kick.
The Brazilian used to be connected with a transfer to Barcelona within the closing six weeks of the switch window.
Despite Coutinho’s need to go away, Liverpool refused to promote the 25-year-outdated.
Gerrard performed with Coutinho in opposition to the top of his Liverpool occupation and hopes he remains at Anfield for a very long time.
“He produces moments of genius and he’s a world class footballer,” he mentioned on BT Sport.
“Barcelona don’t come for you for that sum of money except you’re global elegance.
“I’ve performed with him, I’ve educated with him, I do know what he’s all about.
“Liverpool want to check out and stay cling of him for so long as imaginable as a result of with him within the staff, when (Sadio) Mane comes again, we all know Liverpool will ranking closely and they are going to be one of the vital thrilling groups within the league.”
Gerrard used to be then pressed as to how Liverpool can stay Philippe Coutinho lengthy-time period and spoke back: “Pray!
“Listen, he’s South American, his dream is to visit Barcelona.
“I believe the important thing on this scenario is do Barcelona come again? Or are they disillusioned that he hasn’t come?
“Liverpool will wish to stay him for an extended, very long time, there’s certainly about that.
“They love him. Possibly (it will be in the summertime if Barcelona got here again).”