Last Updated: Sat, 13 Jul 2013 13:14
Liverpool midfielder Coutinho insists he is not worried about living up to expectations next term after his impressive debut season.
Coutinho arrived at Anfield in January from Inter Milan and he took very little time to show his quality and tie down his place in the first team.
The Brazilian knows that fans will be eager to see a repeat of that form once the new campaign gets going, although he believes he can handle the weight on his shoulders.
The 21-year-old netted three times in his 13 appearances for the Merseyside outfit and claimed several assists, and now he hopes that he can continue to help the side move in the right direction.
Coutinho said: "I always try to be relaxed, always play football and enjoy myself because what I like doing most is to play football, so I'm not concerned with pressure or such things.
"I just try to enjoy myself on the field and always do my best to help the team.
"I'll work as hard as I've always done, always trying to improve each day as much as I can and always trying to learn from the more experienced players and the manager. Always working hard is what is most important."
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