Photo: Injured Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho all smiles with his princess

Philippe Coutinho is spending time with his daughter during the Liverpool star's spell on the sidelines

Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho and his baby daughter Photo: Philippe Coutinho/Instagram

Philippe Coutinho’s hamstring injury is a blessing in disguise for the Liverpool midfielder.

As a new father, the Brazil international is getting the chance to spend time with his daughter in her initial weeks and months.

Coutinho hasn’t featured for the Reds since a 1-0 victory over Stoke City in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final at The Britannia.

While the South American playmaker is working hard in the gym to make a swift recovery, Coutinho is also spending some quality time with his new daughter.

Coutinho posted the above photo and wrote on his Instagram page: “Today my little Princess completes her first month 🙏. Thanks GOD. I love you more than anything my love ❤️”

The Brazilian midfielder is Liverpool’s second-highest goal-scorer in the Premier League this season after a return of five goals in 18 games.

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Liverpool set up a fourth-round meeting with West Ham United in the FA Cup after Wednesday night’s 3-0 win against Exeter City.
The Reds make the trip to Norwich City in Saturday’s early kick-off.

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