Former Premier League striker Jan Aage Fjortoft, who’s now a TV pundit, left his phone on loud as he performed post-match chats following the 7-Zero win.
The ringing phone stopped Coutinho in his tracks however Fjortoft had a quick-witted option to get out of it.
Fjortoft, who used to be operating for Norwegian tv on the time, became to Coutinho and stated ‘it is Barcelona’ as he did his highest to make mild of the placement.
Barcelona made 3 bids to signal Coutinho in the summertime woth the perfect be offering achieving £118million.
Coutinho himself sought after to depart however Liverpool have been adamant their prized asset used to be going nowhere.
The Brazilian took the captain’s armband from Jordan Henderson towards Spartak and had simply netted a hat-trick when he sat down to talk to Fjortoft.
It’s his first hat-trick for the membership and ensured Liverpool become the 5th English staff to qualifiy for the Champions League final 16 this season.
Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham sign up for the Reds in Monday’s attract Switzerland.
On who Liverpool might be paired with, boss Jurgen Klopp stated: “I do not thoughts an excessive amount of who we get – in most cases I at all times get Real Madrid so we can see.
“We don’t have any most well-liked fighters. It might be in point of fact great after a very long time. I like this sort of information.”
Who can Liverpool draw within the last-16 of the Champions League?
Liverpool completed best in their however they nonetheless may just face one of the crucial giant boys in Monday’s draw.
Rules state groups can not face some other from the similar nation so Liverpool will keep away from Chelsea, who completed 2nd. Spurs, United and City all got here best in their team.
The Reds additionally can’t be drawn towards Sevilla, who complex from their team as runners-up.
However, the likes of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Italian champions Juventus are all doable fighters.
Basel, Shakhtar Donetsk and Porto are other aspects the Reds may just meet.