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Philippe Coutinho becomes first Brazilian to reach 30 assists landmark in Premier League

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Coutinho provided a superb cross from which Mohamed Salah opened the scoring for the Reds at the King Power Stadium.

The 25-year-old appeared close to leaving Liverpool in the summer transfer window as he was the subject of strong interest from Barcelona but the deal failed to materialise and Coutinho has now provided the Catalan club with an indication of what they missed out on.

At his best Coutinho is undoubtedly one of the standout players in the Premier League given his excellent technique and ability to play slick passes.

Although there remains an element of uncertainty regarding his long-term future at the club, Liverpool fans will surely be pleased with the impact that Coutinho is making, with his assist for Salah being followed up by a goal of his own as he scored a free-kick