Roberto Firmino is about to depart Liverpool when his contract expires on the finish of the season, bringing an finish to an eight-year profession at Anfield.
Sky Sports and the BBC reported on Friday that the 31-year-old has determined to depart the Reds on a free switch somewhat than extending his contract.
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Sky Germany reviews Firmino held optimistic talks with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp the place he knowledgeable the German boss of his resolution to stroll away from Anfield as soon as the season is full.
Firmino, who has scored 102 targets in 352 appearances for the membership, was basic to Liverpool’s rise again to the highest of the English and European sport underneath Klopp.
He has received a number of main honours within the Champions League, Premier League, Club World Cup and FA Cup since becoming a member of from Hoffenheim in 2015.
Roberto Firmino is about to depart Liverpool on the finish of the season. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP)Source: AFP
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Firmino additionally has the honour of being the highest-scoring Brazilian within the English prime flight with 78 targets to his identify.
This season, Firmino has 9 targets and 4 assists for the Reds however has battled with accidents.
The Brazilian, nonetheless, has fallen down the pecking order in current seasons because of the arrival of Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz, Darwin Nunez and Cody Gakpo at Anfield.
Firmino is one in all 5 Liverpool gamers out of contract within the post-season forward of a serious rebuild.
Midfielders Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain additionally anticipated to depart. The futures of 37-year-old James Milner and third-choice goalkeeper Adrian stay unclear.