GETTING a goal on his full debut for Liverpool will give Philippe Coutinho a huge boost but we can’t expect too much too soon from the Brazilian.
It will take time for him to get used to the pace and physical nature of the Premier League. It can be hard to settle in England but the signs against Swansea on Sunday were promising.
Coutinho clearly has great control and technique.
And once he gets past a defender they aren’t going to catch him. That blistering pace over the first five yards was great to see.
Pace really hurts teams and with Coutinho up there with Daniel Sturridge, Luis Suarez and Stewart Downing we’ve now got it in abundance.