As for Barca, while they may not have got their way in prising him from Liverpool's clutches, it's unlikely to end their interest in the 25-year-old, and it wouldn't be surprising if they were to return for him at a later date.
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However, the playmaker appeared as a second-half substitute on two occasions for Brazil over the recent worldwide break, scoring against Ecuador in a World Cup qualifier. However, the two clubs have organised a jet to transport the players back well ahead of Saturday's top of the league match.
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For now, though, we know that Coutinho is back in training. 'Nothing else to say, actually, so he's back and we had a really good conversation, so good, ' he stated.
"We have now to continue with the pre-season, not too long, but in a few sessions we have to give ourselves the time because in the next month we have seven games".
Manager Jurgen Klopp also welcomed back nine other players to training on Thursday, including Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah, Ben Woodburn, Danny Ward, Dejan Lovren, Joe Gomez, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Dominic Solanke and Emre Can.
Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard, meanwhile, will take charge of the club's under-19s side in the UEFA Youth League this term.