Coutinho played for Brazil during the break period.
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Kompany picks up injuryPhilippe Coutinho will be left out of Liverpool's squad for Saturday's Premier League trip to Manchester City, with manager Jurgen Klopp saying the Brazilian needs further training time to make up for his disrupted pre-season.Coutinho, who has not played for Liverpool so far this season due a back injury, submitted a transfer request after the club received and rejected bids for him from Barcelona during the transfer window.The 25-year-old did play for Brazil during the recent international break and while Klopp agreed Coutinho could have come on at some point at City, he said it made more sense to get the player fit and ready for the rest of the season.Guardiola was also upbeat about City's failure to sign a center-back during the recent transfer window, saying he had enough cover for the position in Eliaquim Mangala and 19-year-old Tosin Adarabioyo.
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