Photo: Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho relaxes with Chelsea rival

Philippe Coutinho and Willian put their club rivalries aside while on international duty with Brazil

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Philippe Coutinho all smiles with Chelsea star Willian Photo: Willian / Instagram

Philippe Coutinho and Willian put club rivalries aside as they enjoyed some downtime together before they jetted back to the United Kingdom in time for the return of the Premier League.

The duo have both been in action for the Brazilian side during the international break but will now have their attentions firmly focused on the weekend’s games.

Coutinho has been in fine form for Liverpool this season and will be hoping to have a say in helping the Reds claim victory over Manchester United at Anfield next Monday night.

Willian, meanwhile, will be expecting to start when Chelsea host defending Premier League champions Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

And the pair look like they are close friends off the pitch, if this post on Willian’s Instagram story is anything to go by.

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The Brazilian uploaded a video of the pair joking on a sofa – and they were also joined by Chelsea star Oscar and Manchester City man Ferdnandinho.

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