Klopp explains Firmino's struggles and backs Liverpool star to bounce back from difficult season | Goal.com
The Reds boss insists the Brazilian is not in decline despite a campaign in which he has managed only six goals from 43 appearances Jurgen Klopp has backed Roberto Firmino to overcome a difficult campaign and prove his worth to Liverpool once again.The Brazilian’s form has been the subject of much debate among supporters, with his record of six goals in 43 appearances this season hardly befitting a man wearing the No.9 jersey at Anfield.
Divock Origi was the matchwinner on Anfield's greatest night - but his Liverpool career appears to be drawing to a quiet end Strange that the scorer of arguably Anfield's most famous goal should be close to slipping away almost unnoticed.But then, for better or worse, Divock Origi has spent much of his Liverpool career defying convention.
Liverpool have no fresh injury problems as continue their attempts to finish in the top four this weekend with the visit of Southampton.Last weekend's postponement of their trip to face Manchester United means Jurgen Klopp's squad have gone almost two weeks without a game.Nat Phillips was named in the starting line-up due to take to the field at Old Trafford and remains in contention on Saturday.
Jurgen Klopp has a decision to make regarding the future of his attacking game Roberto Firmino has always been recognised as quite a peculiar player at Liverpool.Almost from the moment he arrived at Anfield from Hoffenheim in 2015, he's been a rather difficult talent to comprehend to such an extent that even Brendan Rodgers struggled to grasp his skill set before his departure from the club.
Harvey Elliott has singled out Roberto Firmino as the Liverpool team-mate who has impressed him the most in training.18-year-old Elliott, who joined the Reds from Fulham in 2019, is currently excelling out on loan at Championship club Blackburn Rovers.The winger has registered six goals and 11 assists in 40 appearances in England’s second tier.
The Brazilian has endured a difficult season in front of goal, with Diogo Jota's arrival last summer adding extra competition across Liverpool's front-three For arguably the first time in his Liverpool career Roberto Firmino’s future at Anfield has become somewhat uncertain.At least from the outside anyway.
Harvey Elliott has opened up on his aim for Liverpool next season as 'unreal' loan spell at Blackburn Rovers comes to an end Harvey Elliott is "100% confident" he can challenge for a first-team place at Liverpool next season as he opened up on his "unreal" loan spell at Blackburn Rovers.
Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho has been linked with a summer move to Liverpool.Liverpool are unlikely to sign Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho this summer because they will not be able to sell Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane or Roberto Firmino, according to reports.Sancho has been linked with a move away from the Bundesliga for some time, with the Reds said to be rivalling Manchester United and Chelsea for his signature.
Mohamed Salah hit the headlines in December when he talked up a potential exit from Liverpool to Spain.Mohamed Salah has provided a fresh update on his contract situation at Liverpool and it may well indicate what the Reds are hoping to do in the summer transfer window.Liverpool have endured a torrid defence of their Premier League title this campaign and face a tough ask to even finish inside the top four before the end of the season.
Anwar El Ghazi rattled home his eighth of the season - but Ezri Konsa dished out the instructions beforehand knowing of his teammate's brilliance in training Aston Villa match-winner Anwar El Ghazi has credited teammate and close pal Ezri Konsa for his golden strike at Goodison Park.Dutchman El Ghazi received Bertrand Traore's pass into him with 10 minutes left, took a took before bending the winner past an excellent Jordan Pickford.
LIVERPOOL have risen above Manchester United in the Premier League wage bill standings - but still sit miles adrift of Manchester City.The official salary totals for the 2019-20 season have now been confirmed.And in a surprise update, Liverpool have risen above rivals Man Utd into second.
JURGEN KLOPP may be forced to break up the band to kick-start a bid for new success next season.The Liverpool boss relied on his Fab Three of Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane to get the goals that brought Champions League glory then a first top-flight title in 30 years.
Man Utd have been linked with defensive reinforcements in the summer and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes that is getting the best out of his current back four Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes that the fear of failure has turned Manchester United ’s defence into a mean machine.United have been linked throughout the season with bank-busting moves for high-profile defenders like Raphael Varane, Jules Kounde and Kalidou Koulibaly – but centre-back pair Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof have developed into one of the most ruthless partnerships in the game.
Jurgen Klopp has plenty to weigh up this summer after watching his injury ravaged side capitulate in the title race and surrender their crown to rivals Man City Jamie Carragher has urged Jurgen Klopp not to delay changing up his front three at Liverpool this summer.The Reds' potent attacking trio of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane have formed the backbone of the club's success in recent seasons.
Liverpool star Mo Salah says he has not yet entered into talks with the club over a new contract.Salah’s current deal does not expire until the summer of 2023 but he has regularly been linked with El Clasico giants Barcelona and Real Madrid after speaking of his admiration for both clubs in the Spanish press.
Jamie Carragher gives verdict on where Liverpool must invest this summer and previewed tomorrow's game with Manchester United Jamie Carragher has explained why he believes Liverpool’s front three must be broken up this summer.Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino have all been instrumental in the Reds’ success over the past couple of years.
It is time for Jurgen Klopp to break up Liverpool’s front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, believes club legend Jamie Carragher, who wants to see a new forward signed in the summer.It has been a season to forget for the Reds as they have meekly surrendered their Premier League title and are struggling even to qualify for the Champions League next season.
Timo Werner struggles so far at Chelsea only serve to highlight a double issue at Liverpool Liverpool's links to Timo Werner last summer were no secret; Jurgen Klopp looked to have developed a relationship with the player, and Werner's interest in a potential move to Merseyside was very public.
Liverpool's deadly attack fired them to glory last term... but now Man United have scored 17 goals MORE than their rivals (who are also being outdone by West Brom!) since Christmas, and their lack of cutting edge is tormenting them
When Christmas rolled around, reigning champions Liverpool once again looked like the team to beat in the Premier League.On December 19, Liverpool had just thrashed Crystal Palace 7-0 away from home with deadly trio Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane all getting on the scoresheet - moving five points clear at the top of the table.
THERE are so many contributing factors as to why Liverpool are not firing on all cylinders.Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane are top class players, but you can see their lack of confidence.The pair have scored 14 goals between them this season from 63 shots on target, compared to Mo Salah’s 20 from 45.