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ESPN – What does Coutinho need to do to reach Ronaldo and Messi levels?

ESPN FC's Craig Burley breaks down Liverpool's 1-0 victory over Sunderland. In a recent weekly column for a newspaper I made the grandiose statement that Philippe Coutinho could be another Lionel Messi if he improved his shooting. It may have been a sentence that deliberately courts controversy, or indeed just makes sure the readers are still awake. These comparisons can ultimately become rather comical, like the time Gerard Houllier referenced Zinedine Zidane while discussing Bruno Cheyrou. However I was interested in seeing the same Messi claim had already been made by…

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ESPN – Premier League clubs circle with Luis Suarez’s Barcelona future in doubt

Winning has masked many of the issues for Barcelona in the past and ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno believes all their problems are now coming to the fore-ground. The winter window is now open, and that means the LIVE transfer blog swings back into action. Find out the latest news, gossip and done deals here. TRANSFERS BY LEAGUE All transfers English Premier League Spanish La Liga Italian Serie A German Bundesliga Major League Soccer Paper Round Suarez heading for Premier League return? While speculation continues to mount concerning Lionel Messi's future at Barcelona , it seems another Camp Nou forward could be on his way to the Premier League — one Luis Suarez. The Daily Mail reports that the Uruguayan's future is far from certain following the dismissal of sporting director…

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