Arsene Wenger has described the "psychological environment" in which Arsenal have had to perform since January as "absolutely horrendous" and accepted for the first time that the lack of clarity over his personal situation had contributed to it.
"We will be really strong and we will really fight for it because we want to be there".
Speaking to ESPN Brasil [via Independent.co.uk], Coutinho claimed that going to a Real Madrid or Barcelona would see him become "just another player", whereas he is aware that he could become a hero at Liverpool.
"This group of players are remarkable and deserved to be supported in a different way", he said.
"Usually at the end of the season you are exhausted", Klopp said, "but tomorrow I could start again". "We want to keep players like Alexis and all the speculations can happen".
Personally, I'm exhausted of feeling like a bag of nerves before any game with a sniff of significance and if Klopp does nothing else this summer, he must bring some kind of certainty to his team. He should be the man taking some of the burden off Alexis Sanchez, but Germany worldwide Ozil is too happy being a passenger in this Arsenal side.
But he will be missing Laurent Koscielny after the French centre-back was sent off for a rash challenge on Enner Valencia and also expects to be without Gabriel, who was stretchered off with a knee injury. They managed to get points and we had a few results which didn't go our way. But the runner-up finished its best season in 54 years in style by beating relegated Hull 7-1.
Liverpool vice-captain James Milner admits qualifying for the Champions League is only a step in their development and the most important thing now is to start winning trophies.
Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp is hoping to bring summer signings in as soon as possible as he prepares to strengthen his squad for a season of Champions League football.