2018: Liverpool sell Coutinho to Barcelona and use that money to strengthen and knock them out of the UCL semifinal 16 months later.

2019: Chelsea sell Hazard to Real Madrid and use that money to strengthen and knock them out of the UCL semifinal 23 months later. pic.twitter.com/7LzH7nVMl1

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