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WATCH: Philippe Coutinho shows why Barcelona are so keen with incredible assist for Mo Salah

The Liverpool playmaker jinked away from two Hertha Berlin players before setting up the Egyptian

Liverpool fans probably wish he hadn’t done this.

Philippe Coutinho has illustrated why Barcelona are so keen to sign him this summer with a magical moment against Hertha Berlin.


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Coutinho was captain for the day

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Coutinho was captain for the day

The Brazilian maestro has been heavily linked with a move to Spain, with the Reds reportedly rejecting a £70m bid from the Catalan giants last week.

Coutinho was made captain for the day for the friendly in Germany, and his assist for Mohamed Salah in the second half underlined his importance to the side.

Twisting and turning effortlessly away from three Hertha players in his own half, he then spotted the new £34m signing and picked him out with a sumptuous through ball:

The finish wasn’t bad either.

That made it 3-0 to Liverpool after first-half goals from Dominic Solanke and Georginio Wijnaldum.

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