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Petit – Liverpool more impressive than Arsenal’s Invincibles

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit has opined that Jurgen Klopp's present Liverpool team are more impressive than Arsenal's Invincibles of the 2003/04 season. The Reds are currently 25 points ahead of the second-placed team on the log after 29 games played and have lost just once this season. Petit, who played 116 times for Arsenal and won the title and FA Cup in 1998 said in a chat with the Daily Mirror: "I have huge respect for my old team-mates, but when I look at Liverpool, and what they have been doing for the past two years..."  "People are looking at them now because last year they won a European trophy, but really they have been like this for the past two or three years. "It's amazing what they are doing - it is rare to see a team winning so many games and being so d...

Emmanuel Petit sends Philippe Coutinho message to Chelsea

Emmanuel Petit has revealed that he would be very very happy to see Philippe Coutinho return to the Premier League with Chelsea reportedly interested in signing the Brazilian in the summer. Coutinho failed to live up to his gargantuan €160million (£145m) price tag after leaving Liverpool for Barcelona in 2018. He went on to join Bayern Munich on loan last summer in a bid to get his career back on track. Although he has shown glimpses of the brilliance that saw Barcelona go all out for him, the Bavarian giants have made it clear that they are not interested in making the deal permanent at the end of the season. Numerous reports have linked him with a return to Liverpool and Chelsea have reportedly held talks to bring him back to England as Frank Lampard aims to bolster his midfield. I...