Barcelona star Neymar admitted in a recent interview that he believes Phillipe Coutinho can become a Premier League great.
The two attacking midfielders have played together when on internation duty with Brazil and Neymar thinks the best of Coutinho is still to come.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has also joined Neymar in singing the praises of the Brazilian. The 22-year old has had a stunning season for the Reds so far this campaign, he looks to be a catalyst for their recent good form and change in fortunes.
When speaking to The Mirror, Neymar said: “He can be the star player in England. This season I think everybody in England is seeing how talented he is and I know he has a lot more to show.”
He also added: “We have been good friends since we were 16. Not only is he a fantastic player, he is a good guy to have in the dressing room, always positive and making jokes.”
Coutinho recently scored a late winner away at ten man Bolton Wanderers in the FA Cup fourth round replay.