Liverpool legend John Barnes has told ESPN FC his former club can thrive even if star playmaker Philippe Coutinho leaves.
Coutinho has been increasingly linked with a move to Barcelona, with recent reports in Spain saying he had agreed personal terms with the Liga club.
But former England winger Barnes said: "It's not happened yet. Of course he may have agreed terms, but they have got to agree a transfer fee.
"I think it would be great if Liverpool keep him, but if he goes I wish him all the best.
Liverpool's summer has become embroiled in further drama and uncertainty. Their main transfer targets, Virgil van Dijk and Naby Keita, were involved in training ground controversy at their clubs (Southampton and RB Leipzig) this week, while Barcelona seem ready to increase their bid for star man Philippe Coutinho.
From Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, to Paul Pogba and Zinedine Zidane, ESPN FC's network of journalists and correspondents have sat down with some of the biggest stars in world football for exclusive interviews this summer.
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