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Laudrup: Pozuelo can be our Coutinho

SoccerNews in UEFA Europa League 2 Oct 2013

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Swansea boss Michael Laudrup has compared Alejandro Pozuelo to Philippe Coutinho and backed him to flourish at the Liberty Stadium.

Pozuelo arrived at the Premier League side during the close season from Real Betis, but has yet to make a league start as he settles in.

He has heavily been involved in the UEFA Europa League – scoring two in five appearances – and Laudrup is confident he will soon be setting the Premier League alight like Coutinho has done at Anfield.

“I think Alejandro can do here what Coutinho has done at Liverpool,” the Dane told The South Wales Evening Post.

“I remember when Coutinho arrived. He came from Inter and he had a lot to learn, but now he is one of the most important players at Liverpool.

“With time, Pozuelo can do the same here because he has the same ability with the ball.

“He can find space, he is good one-on-one and has two good feet – we don’t know if he is right-footed or left-footed. He also has very good vision.”

Pozuelo will be aiming to continue his European form when Swansea take on St Gallen in the Europa League on Thursday.

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