Coutinho has worked his way back to full match fitness after missing eight matches due to an ankle injury.
Prior to his injury, Coutinho had been part of a potent attack force for Liverpool that had averaged over three goals a game.
With Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino alongside Coutinho in a three-pronged attack, with Adam Lallana chipping in as well, Liverpool were causing havoc for Premier League defenders.
Philippe Coutinho admitted Liverpool work hard on playing short passes
Jurgen Klopp likes to drill the Liverpool players on his preferred style of play
And Coutinho admits their quick link up play is a result of Jurgen Klopp's style of play being drilled into them on the training pitch.
"We work really hard on our passing game, because our manager [Jurgen Klopp] really likes this type of playing style," Coutinho told FourFourTwo magazine.
"Something we practise a lot is playing three short passes on one side of the pitch and then switching the play with a longer pass.
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"We often repeat that routine. One of the reasons we do this is so the forwards can try to escape their markers and open up spaces on the pitch very quickly."
Coutinho is now a crucial part of the Brazil national side and scored his first hat-trick for his country back in September in the 7-1 win over Haiti.
While the 24-year-old currently plays alongside Barcelona's Neymar, he admits there is one Brazilian he idolised growing up.
"There are so many to mention but the best player I have ever seen is Ronaldinho," he added.
"I would have loved to have played with him. He could do incredible things with the ball and always played with such freedom on the pitch.
"He was such an unpredictable player – defenders hate facing those players."