Philippe Coutinho hasn’t had the best of times since leaving Liverpool in 2018, while his inflated transfer fee means the Red Devils could sign Alisson Becker and Virgil van Dijk, and win get many victories.
The Aston Villa team he joined was also very different to what it is today, with Unai Emery (and a lot of significant spending) transforming the Midlands side into a European chaser.
He will actually be participating in the UEFA Conference League this season and hopes to match West Ham United by winning the competition.. She certainly has the ideal manager to succeed in Europe.
However, there must be a trip to Anfield before that.. Liverpool will aim to continue their strong start to the Premier League campaign but face a tough test here, especially in the absence of Virgil van Dijk (suspended) and Ibrahima Konaté (injured).
Here’s a look at Aston Villa’s availability for the match with four players set to be sidelined and unable to be selected by Emery.
Aston Villa didn’t have much luck with injuries earlier this season.. Emi Buendía and Tyrone Mings are both out for a long time due to knee injuries.
Both are expected to be out of action for a “long period of time”, Emery said last week.. Both have had surgery and will face many shortcomings during this time.. Obviously neither will play against Liverpool at Anfield.
Jacob Ramsay is a real talent (Steven Gerrard was a huge fan during his time at Villa Park) and another major omission.. In last season’s match against Liverpool at Anfield, this attacking midfielder was on the scorers list.
He’s currently having an ankle problem and is out for a few more weeks.. He won’t be involved here but will be a big boost for Emery when he returns.
Former Liverpool attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho is expected to miss some time but may not even be an Aston Villa player by kick-off thanks to transfer interest from several sources.. place.
Fabrizio Romano reports (on Twitter/X) that Beşiktaş and Real Betis are two options for the Brazilian, with Emery willing to lose the player brought in by Gerrard from Barcelona.
Coutinho is currently sidelined with a hamstring problem, but that won’t keep him out of action for long.. Although he has shown flashes of form in the Midlands, he no longer looks the same as the player he was before his dream move to Camp Nou..