We were fighting until the last second and tried everything.
Roberto is known for his flexibility and is fit for playing in the two positions which is something that Klopp is searching for.
Barcelona, for many players, are simply impossible to turn down as evidenced by Coutinho's decision to swap Liverpool for the Blaugrana.
"We don't have to replace him".
But pressed about that possibility during the press conference ahead of the Premier League clash with Manchester City, Klopp said: "My understanding is there is nothing to say about it. You have to move on though and Liverpool will always be Liverpool". But it was clear - that's over now so we made that decision. It could have been very hard if we had done what we could have done and said: "There's your contract and you have to stay here", and used him as a player in the second half of the season. Do I think I can use him and can he help us?
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Despite the rumours and his eventual departure, Liverpool have offered strong offensive displays in the past weeks, possibly suggesting the team will be able to cope without the Brazilian. You can defend it of course but it's really hard. He was not ready to do that anymore.
"As I said, I like Phil, he is a fantastic player and his behaviour [was good]. We know our supporters will be on their game today".
"Until January 31 there are a lot of things that can happen in the transfer window, not only with Daniel".
In terms of replacing Coutinho, Klopp admits Liverpool will explore the transfer market for potential new signings, but will not be rushed into reinvesting the £142m.
"I haven't really even thought about Phil leaving", he said.
"My phone has been hopping with messages about it, even from people I don't know", Kevin said.
Asked about City's Anfield curse, Guardiola said: "I don't believe in these kind of things, but of course the last time City won was 15 years ago, so it means it is hard and complicated to play there". "There's a lot of noise around what's happening and that can make things a bit hard".
"Of course, is a master of the counter attack, so they're a team who can arrive in the finishing area in three or four touches".