starlet has revealed how he overcame illness to star in the Reds 2-1 win over .

The Brazil international was on the score-sheet as Liverpool came from behind to beat on Saturday to keep their top four ambitions alive.

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was almost dropped from the team due to illness, but made a shocking return to play at the bet365 Stadium amid pain.

“I joined up in the morning [of the game]. They asked me to stay at home because I was not feeling well but I wanted to be here,” said Coutinho.

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“I wanted to be involved with the team. The manager decided because I was not 100 per cent.”

“I want to keep going to keep scoring and helping my team and keep learning from my manager. This was a big win. There are a lot of points to fight for and every game for us is important.”

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Jurgen Klopp’s men were aided by the return of Roberto and Coutinho’s form as they managed to make a dramatic comeback.

The Reds are currently third in the Premier League – 12 points behind league leaders and two points ahead of fourth placed .

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