“It’s good for him. It’s bad for the Premier League because he is one of the best players in the league,” he told DAZN.
“He’s a good guy. We played against each other a couple of times. He’s a fantastic player.”
But the Belgian has admitted he can understand why Coutinho chose to join the Catalan outfit.
“Ok, he chose to move to Barca,” he continued. “It’s not a bad choice to be fair.
“I just want him to be one of the best in the world and enjoy what he can do.”