The 36 year old Spanish legend believes that the Brazilian is the one of the best midfielders now in Europe and if he joins Barcelona he can enhance his and teams game.


The world cup winner wants that may the Brazilian can join Barcelona as he is sure that the 24 year old Brazilian Coutinho would create the same impact that he is doing for the Liverpool right now.

This year the Brazilian is playing a wonderful football for the Reds under Klopp and he has got many admires for his performance in the Spanish La Liga.

The former Barcelona man thinks that the right now the way the Brazilian midfielder is playing for his team he is now one of the world’s best midfielder he has seen this season so far.


This season for his performance he has been linked to many Elite clubs of Europe and Xavi says it is normal, and he also believes that if he joins the Catalans then as a team their performance will be enhance much more because of him.

The former Barcelona man added: “Coutinho is a player I have always thought is special – but under [Liverpool coach Jurgen] Klopp he has gone up another level. On form there are not any better midfield players in Europe. 

“He has always shown quality but now he is consistently playing well and that is good news for Liverpool if they want to really challenge for the title. 

“He is playing under one of the most intelligent coaches in Europe. Klopp has a lot of experience at developing world-class players, so it is a good club for him to be at.”

And he continued: “When you play at the level he is there is always going to be talk, but for now he needs to ignore all that and stay focused, because I think Liverpool have a real chance this season.

“There are not many players that can improve Barcelona, but if you are asking me if he is one of them, on this form, I think he is. Technically he is very good. He would suit Barcelona's philosophy well.”