Wenger Pleased Two Stars Arsenal Not Following Coutinho’s Trail
The name of Philippe Coutinho was later rumored to be docked to Barcelona as Neymar moved to Paris Saint-Germain.
Although Liverpool are reluctant to let go, but the Brazilian star reportedly very upset and has told Jurgen Klopp if he does not want to play for the Reds in the rest of this season.
Conditions are confusing the situation in Liverpool so Coutinho’s name was temporarily removed from the player’s list against Watford and TSG Hoffenheim. Although in his press statement, Jurgen Klopp said Coutinho in recovery injury.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels grateful that his two foster children Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain do not follow the same footsteps as Coutinho.
Both players are contracted it will run out in 2018 and the fate of two Arsenal stars is still unclear. But Sanchez and Oxlade-Chamberlain chose calm and did not make trouble.
“Of course I am very happy because of that, because I believe it is very important to have a calm atmosphere in the team, as well as certainty about the commitment of the players,” said Wenger on Soccerway.
“That’s why we talk about the transfer market. It is important for every player to focus fully, not fragmented between wanting to survive or get out, “he continued.
“Not that players who have entered the final year of the contract will not renew their contract. You still have possibilities and we do our best. ”
“I have regular talks with the players, where I tell them my standing position and they know what I want,” Wenger added. (Source: Soccerway / FourFourTwo)