League Cup: Philippe Coutinho injury is a test for Liverpool against Leeds, says Divock Origi
Liverpool's Divock Origi says his teammates must step up in the absence of Philippe Coutinho as they prepare to face Leeds United in the League Cup quarter-finals today
London: Liverpool's Divock Origi says his teammates must step up in the absence of Philippe Coutinho as they prepare to face Leeds United in the League Cup quarter-finals today.
Coutinho sustained ankle ligament damage during Liverpool's 2-0 win over Sunderland on Saturday.
"It's unfortunate with Philippe because everyone knows how good a person he is and I think he was in top form, so I hope it's not too bad," Origi said.
"But I'm sure he will come back stronger and I always said that we have a strong group. Everybody has to help each other. I'm always ready. I believe I can help the team a lot this year and I believe I have the qualities to start in this team."
With Adam Lallana and Daniel Sturridge doubtful and Roberto Firmino unlikely to plat, Origi seems certain to start against Leeds.
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