The longest serving South American we’ve had, Lucas has been with us since 2007, and has made 271 appearances in total, scoring six goals . He started off badly, but is now a firm fans’ favourite, and we’d be sad to see him leave this summer.
MC) Javier Mascherano
How we could do with Mascherano’s bite, venom and tenacity at the base of midfield now. The little Argentine was a key component of the ‘best midfield in the world,’ which featured Xabi Alonso, Steven Gerrard and himself – with Momo Sissoko and Lucas providing backup from the bench!
The one man in the side who could one day rival Luis Suarez as our greatest ever South American, Coutinho is fresh off the back of a Premier League Player of the Year nomination – and his talent knows no ceiling.