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Liverpool fan's tweet mocking Philippe Coutinho's time at Barcelona backfires

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In a strange way, Philippe Coutinho's time at Barcelona can be described as both successful and disappointing.

It's been a year since the Brazilian completed a £142m move from Liverpool and in that time he's completed the La Liga and Copa del Rey double and won the Supercopa de Espana.

That's three more trophies than he ever won during his five years on Merseyside, where his finest achievement was reaching the Europa League final in 2015/16.

But the disappointing part is that Coutinho's performances have dropped and he's spent a lot of time on Barcelona's bench.

And even when the 26-year-old has played, manager Ernesto Valderde has started him out of position on the wing.

Coutinho's underwhelming form at Barca has sparked rumours of a premature exit, like a return to Liverpool or an unexpected switch to Manchester United.

Reports have even suggested Coutinho could be used by Barcelona to bring back Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain in the summer.

One thing that's certain is Coutinho won't be rejoining Liverpool, though, after Jurgen Klopp said it's not even a potential transfer at this moment in time.

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"That is something I don't want to talk about," Klopp told reporters, per Goal. "I would not say it's a potential transfer or a likely one.

"Nothing to say. Whatever I say would open more stories and there is no story. Phil is at Barcelona and as I know he fits really well and everything is fine."

Coutinho's struggles at Barcelona have inevitably come to the attention of Liverpool fans, of whom some are sad to see his demise and others are happy that the move hasn't worked out.

Indeed, a nine-second video was recently uploaded by one Kopite of Coutinho falling over with the caption: "A representation of Coutinho's career since leaving Liverpool."

However, the tweet has backfired big time.

Other Liverpool fans have come out in force to point out that Coutinho has won three trophies since joining Barcelona and that they would still have him back in a heartbeat.

Not exactly the reaction @LFCVine was expecting, but a lot of Liverpool fans still adore Coutinho and want him to do well at Barcelona.

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