Brendan Rodgers hopes Philippe Coutinho can lead Reds revolution

Rodgers also praised Uruguay forward Suarez, who played in a wide position to allow Daniel Sturridge his favoured central role and has now scored nine times in his last nine games.

updated: January 31, 2013 11:43 IST
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London: Brendan Rodgers backed new signing Philippe Coutinho to revitalise Liverpool after watching his side squander a two-goal lead in a frustrating 2-2 draw at Arsenal.

Goals from Luis Suarez and Jordan Henderson had put Liverpool on course for a much-needed victory at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday, but they were pegged back by two goals in three minutes from Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott.

It was another blow for Reds manager Rodgers and his team just three days after their humiliating FA Cup fourth round defeat at third-tier strugglers Oldham.

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