Firmino commits future to club

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Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has expressed his happiness at being a part of Jurgen Klopp’s team at Anfield and has said that he sees his future here.


The Brazil international has become an integral part of the German’s side and there has been speculation that he will be offered a contract extension.

And it seems that supporters can relax their anxieties over where the number 9 will be playing his football following his assertion that he wants to stick around.

“Liverpool are one of the greats in Europe and being able to be part of the history of such a great club is gratifying to me.” he told Esporte.

“I’m very happy here at Liverpool and I do not see myself out of that club for years to come.

“I believe I am living one of the best phases of my career and I owe much to the trust that the club has placed in me from the beginning.

“The arrival of Jurgen Klopp was very important for my growth within the team.

“Since he arrived here at Liverpool, he has changed my positioning, put me playing as a forward and that was the watershed for me here at the club.


“Klopp is a fantastic guy. I rate him as an extremely professional coach, a perfectionist, with a winning mentality.

“He came to Liverpool after building a beautiful history in Borussia Dortmund and has done a beautiful job here in England.

“I’m sure Klopp will be marked in the history of world football for his work and achievements.” he continued.

The former Hoffenheim attacker was asked about his future amid speculation that he could become a target for some of the biggest clubs on the continent and he revealed that “nothing concrete” has been presented to him in terms of offers.

“In every transfer window we hear a lot of speculation, but nothing concrete has come to me until now.” he responded.

“I am very happy here at Liverpool and my thinking is to build a history with many victories and titles with that club.

“I have a contract with Liverpool until 2020 and I hope to keep it.” he finished.

His words will give encouragement to fans that the club can keep hold of him for years to come.


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