Jamie Carragher says Philippe Coutinho could help Liverpool win the league

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Jamie Carragher has explained that he thinks Liverpool have a single window of opportunity to win the Premier League due to their fleeting financial superiority.

The Reds were the top spenders this summer, with fees on four incomings potentially reaching £175million if all add-ons come in to play over the course of each player’s contract.

This is due, in part, to the incredible sale of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona for £142m in January, providing a massive influx of cash for the Merseyside club.

And Jamie Carragher believes this could be a rare window for his boyhood club to stake their claim in the Premier League and win the trophy for the first time in Liverpool’s history.

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“We cannot ignore that when trying to redefine Klopp as some kind of chequebook manager, or Liverpool’s American owners as Roman Abramovich-style benefactors,” Carragher said when asked about the Coutinho money.

“It means this summer’s investment is unlikely to be repeated without selling another star. I wrote last season I feared Liverpool may never win the league under Klopp due to the financial strength in Manchester.

“I also stated after Coutinho’s sale that the extraordinary fee presented an opportunity – for one summer at least – to outspend the rest of the Premier League. That is the world Liverpool are in today.

“They have given themselves a chance by investing heavily to correct weaknesses in their line-up – a chance that will not come along regularly.”

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Michael Mongie
Just like you, I am a hugely passionate Liverpool supporter. I started Rousing the Kop in January 2015 and since then it has grown tremendously and has even been nominated as 'Best New Football Blog' in the Football Blogging Awards.

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