Ronaldo promised Manchester United another 12 months at Old Trafford before completing a then-world record £80m move to the Bernabeu in 2009.
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Jurgen Klopp will be hoping to steer the Reds towards a title challenge after they ended up in fourth place in the Premier League table last term. That is our plan.
But he was named in Liverpool's Champions League squad for the qualifier against Hoffenheim, of which the first leg is in Germany on Tuesday.
They have, however, settled on Coutinho for the Brazil addition, with Neymar once again moving aside.
They have since continued to pursue Coutinho as well as Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembélé, although claims a Barcelona delegation travelled to England this week to meet their Liverpool counterparts were inaccurate.
Coutinho made 182 appearances for Liverpool after arriving at Anfield in an £8 million deal from Internazionale, in 2012.