The renowned German source claimed that Liverpool wants to sign Keita immediately and they are stepping up efforts to bring the 22-year-old star this month even though Leipzig are reluctant to lose their prized asset in the middle of the campaign.
Firmino called Coutinho his "brother" and a "magician" and says it was an "honour" to play alongside his compatriot.
The man who remains at Liverpool took to social media to express his sadness at no longer being able to work with Coutinho.
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The Reds are now preparing for their crunch Premier League clash against Manchester City at The Etihad on Sunday.
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Alberto Moreno wished Coutinho all the best, and posted pictures of the pair together at Liverpool, as did club skipper Jordan Henderson. The Guinean global registered eight goals and seven assists, helping his side to an impressive second place finish in their first season as a top flight team.
"It is our job to keep the wheels moving and momentum going. I'm convinced he won't waste that chance".
"There was a lot of controversy and talk, maybe it's a time when you just want to get your head down and settle in, " he said.
"I didn't mind too much people talking because I knew that's what would happen".
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