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I don't care how good Coutinho is, to be 'miles' better than Peter Beardsley he'd have to regularly score from back heals shot from inside his own half! I get what he means though.
NightwishNZlfc
22nd Aug 2013 9:40
2Pat
22nd Aug 2013 9:58
"Coutinho's class but better than Beardsley??? That's some way off yet. Beardsley's one of the greatest players I've ever seen "
Viet2Kop
22nd Aug 2013 11:00
"Great encourage for Coutinho :) Thanks Bearsley, a real legend."
Eurochampsforkeeps
22nd Aug 2013 11:54
"Nice comments from Peter here. But he is also 'underselling' himself as he was also a great player. Selling him was one of the biggest mistakes this club has made, mainly the guy with the tache is to blame."
Norfolk in Chance
22nd Aug 2013 12:25
"HIgh praise indeed. Don't think he'll be as big as Kenny but if he comes close, I'll be very happy. "
JoeyRasdien
22nd Aug 2013 12:30
"Very, very lofty praise from Beardsley. If we end up calling him King Philippe, I'll be a happy Red :)"
JoeyRasdien
22nd Aug 2013 12:31
"Oops - looks like I've stolen Norfolk in Chance's comment. Sorry!"
lawlolu
22nd Aug 2013 12:33
"Coutinho will be sold next summer. Mark my words. FSG is seeing him as dollars"
hester91
22nd Aug 2013 12:41
"need to get a buyout clause of at least 60million slapped on him like the foreign clubs do! people forget how young he is, this kids the real deal!!!"
joburg73
22nd Aug 2013 12:45
"Beardsley was class and Continho got a lot to proof if he's better than him."
Buddha1934
22nd Aug 2013 12:51
"Beardesly is only stating the obvious. Whilst Beardo is underselling himself he is right to rave about Coutinho - a player who makes a mockery of any BR doubters. Coutinho, if he stays, will eclipse every player who ever wore a red shirt, bar SG. "
Kurra South Africa
22nd Aug 2013 12:54
"I agree with the legend....Coutinho is an amazing footballer... And we ain't seen nothing yet. If he carries on like this, he will be in Brazil squad come 2014. Inter ,Milan must be kicking themselves for letting him go. Lucas is also getting to his best. Good luck boys!"
Norfolk in Chance
22nd Aug 2013 13:19
"How can one player make a mockery of anyone who has doubts about BR? What a silly thing to say.. Why do some people go around making these daft promises as if they have any control or influence over it..? The deluded arrogance of some people is laughable. "
Loz99
22nd Aug 2013 13:51
"Spurs are eclipsing us and even humiliating us in the transfer market, we look like novices. I fear the time is coming that we will be no longer able to hold on to our best players e.g. Everytime we try to build a new team, the big boys will just 'cherry pick' all our stars. FSG better wake up."
Marty1990
22nd Aug 2013 14:04
"If you forget about respect for a minute it's very easy to see that Coutinho's raw talent is better than Beradsley's and he can be as good as Dalglish. Imagine a fan came out and said what Beardsley said, you all would of eat him alive but when it comes from the mouth of someone so respected by the fans of the club you will at least listen before respect takes over and you politely disagree. "
Kurra South Africa
22nd Aug 2013 14:05
"When you think of the pre season and world tour we've just had showcasing how big the Liverpool is around the world and now we back home outmuscled by clubs in the transfer market less than half our size is a complete disgrace. I think a club of LFC stature need an oil baron owner who will bring the money bags!!"
LuisSuarez07
22nd Aug 2013 14:10
"The players we have currently have are really going to turn in performances seen with LFC teams of 70s and 80s. Its going to be be a matter of time ... and a class different when Suarez is back in the squad. "
classANDsuccess
22nd Aug 2013 14:21
""It was a smart signing by Brendan. I don't think anyone saw it coming and he was a real bargain." No Peter, you're wrong! We should have signed a 'big name' instead!!!! *Sarcasim off* Not sure if Coutinho will be as good as he said, but looks good already-keep your feet on the ground and giving it 100%."
LuisSuarez07
22nd Aug 2013 14:29
"Coutinho is a big name signing, the difference is we were lucky to pay small money for him. ... the same for Sturridge, who is now worth close to £20M."
LuisSuarez07
22nd Aug 2013 14:44
"Have faith guys, our players are performing no different from the mega money signings of Chelsea, Spurs and Manc. ... BR will get the best out of them. We looked very good in the last game. Unlucky we didn't score more goals. We didn't play Alberto, Allen, Sterling, Ibe, who are all fast and intelligent players. Most of all, Suarez, is the one the team is being build around."
Regulus
22nd Aug 2013 14:46
"Philippe could aspire to become as good as Beardsley, but he'd have to play consistently well over a number of seasons. It wouldn't be a bad aspiration to have. Maybe Coutinho could be offered a better deal at the end of the season, as a carrot to play well and to stay put."
nan1945
22nd Aug 2013 14:50
"Praise from one of my 'greats' from the past for, hopefully, one of the 'greats' of the future. "
Rivaldo1979
22nd Aug 2013 15:08
"put your money down now. This kid will get YPOTY. Hopefully by the time the barcas and madrids take note, pool will be back in the top4. Coutinho has everything to become a bonafide superstar. Great to also see all fans unanimously supporting him without bickering with each other. Clearly everyone rates him!!!!"
Rivaldo1979
22nd Aug 2013 15:09
"And nan - well said"
Macauboy
22nd Aug 2013 16:50
"No, Peter, you were also great at your time~"
Jhl74
22nd Aug 2013 17:04
"Loz99 13.51,you've just into words my biggest worry since we've fallen out of the "top 4" with foreign owners who only see the cash value of progress & improvement"
JDevlinDRed
22nd Aug 2013 17:25
"Telling words"
LFCcometoBrazil2014
22nd Aug 2013 17:57
"Well above average player, if it continues at this pace will be better than Messi."
REDOPIUM
22nd Aug 2013 22:32
"peter stop it "
paddyanfield
23rd Aug 2013 15:38
"Ceefax you mentalist, he's not miles better than you, potentially maybe but not now, Philippe is outstanding no doubt but you were an awesome player for us don't sell yourself short. "