Coutinho was speaking to the press after Liverpool’s 4-0 over Bournemouth and when the reporter asked if he wanted to stay with the club with rumours rife over a potential move to Barcelona, the playmaker insisted he is enjoying his football.
But before the Brazil international could elaborate, Oxlade-Chamberlain jumped in and hailed his team-mate.
“Phil’s been the most professional player all season, he always gives his all, and that’s all we can ask of him,” he said.
“Phil’s a Liverpool player right now and he’s doing really well for us,” said the Ox.
“It’s not fair to ask those kinds of questions, I don’t think.”
And the Anfield faithful were delighted with Oxlade-Chamberlain’s actions.
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