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What Philippe Coutinho told Fabinho ahead of Napoli game

Tonight, Liverpool will be hosting Napoli in a crucial Champions League game.

Ahead of the game, Fabinho revealed what has former Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho told him.

“I knew about Anfield on European nights, but it wasn’t a very detailed knowledge, just the kind of things you pick up from the TV about stories and games you’ve watched,” Fabinho told Liverpool’s official website.

“I remember once with the national team, Philippe Coutinho was talking about the exceptional Liverpool fans.

“But now that I’m living it week in and week out, the atmosphere in the stadium, the reaction of the fans to every victory – you can see how fanatical the supporters are and how much they love their team. They really make a difference.

“At the start of the season when I wasn’t playing as much and I was on the bench, especially in the first game, I was looking around the stadium all the time at the way the fans were reacting and I was really impressed by it all.

“The first Champions League night against PSG was amazing. The fans put on a show at every home game and it gives us an extra push when we play at Anfield.”

Liverpool must win either 1-0 or by two goals to qualify for the next round, although, if PSG draw with Red Star Belgrade then any victory for Liverpool will see them through.

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