Roberto Firmino is a Liverpool player! The deal was confirmed this morning, subject to a medical. According to BBC Sport, the move will cost us in the region of £29m and will see the Brazilian sign a five-year contract.
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So exactly who is our new man? In the list below, we detail all that you need to know about the exciting attacking player, who will hopefully help lead us to glory next season!
- Firmino, whose full name is Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira, was born in Maceio, Brazil, on 2 October 1991 – making him 23-years-old.
- He stands just short of 6 ft in height. He is very strong with the ball at his feet and can use his height to his advantage in order to muscle his way past opponents.
- He’s an attacking midfielder by trade. However, he also likes to drift into wide positions and then cut in off the flank in order to deliver a killer pass or shoot from the edge of the area. He has also been utilised as a central striker.