Roberto Firmino

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Born: 2 October, 1991; Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
Position: Forward
Signed: 6 July 2015; Hoffenheim; £29m
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first equalising goal against Chelsea with team-mate Roberto Firmino in the third minute of injury time of the first half during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Roberto Firmino will have a full summer's rest after missing out on Brazil’s squad for the Olympic games in Rio. He was also absent...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 6, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the first goal against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Some good news. Roberto Firmino won't be called up by Brazil for the Olympics in August, meaning he'll be available for the start of...
London, England - Monday, December 2, 1996: Liverpool's Patrik Berger in action during the 2-0 Premier League victory over Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Liverpool continually linked with Bundesliga signings this summer, we select the Reds' five best players to have arrived from Germany's top-flight. With Jurgen Klopp...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 6, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the first goal against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Signed in a deal worth up to £29 million last summer, Roberto Firmino has proved his worth in his first season at Liverpool. When Firmino...
BASEL, SWITZERLAND - Wednesday, May 18, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke and Emre Can look dejected as Sevilla win 3-1 during the UEFA Europa League Final at St. Jakob-Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Liverpool’s dreams of European glory were dashed in Basel, we review how the media assessed the gutting final defeat. The Reds were denied the...
Germany’s Mario Goetze celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during a friendly soccer match between Germany and Italy at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

With Liverpool said to be pursuing a deal to sign Mario Gotze this summer, two of his potential team-mates have talked up a move. Gotze...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 21, 2015: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates the Manchester City own goal scored by Mangala during the Premier League match against Liverpool at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Written off by some after a slow start to the season, Roberto Firmino is proof that new signings need patience, says Jurgen Klopp.

As the season draws to a close, attentions turn towards end of season awards and we asked the This Is Anfield writers for their picks for Liverpool player of the year.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action against Villarreal during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's 3-0 win over Villarreal on Thursday night was driven by a display of all-round brilliance from Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino controls the ball on his way to scoring the third goal against Norwich City during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Roberto Firmino is statistically Liverpool's player of the year on his debut season in England.

Christian Benteke returns to training this week, but is there any way back for Belgian at Anfield?
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 2, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates with Kolo Toure after the 3-0 victory over Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool have six Premier League matches remaining in 2015/16, as they look to end their domestic campaign in style.

Divock Origi and Daniel Sturridge were both on the scoresheet against Stoke, and both are looking sharp, it's an interesting selection conundrum for Jurgen Klopp in attack on Thursday.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 2, 2015: Liverpool's Divock Origi celebrates scoring the fourth goal against Southampton during the Football League Cup Quarter-Final match at St. Mary's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp has provided an assessment of his squad options ahead of Saturday's clash with Tottenham Hotspur, with positive news on Roberto Firmino and Divock Origi.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 6, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the first goal against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has picked up a hamstring injury.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 16, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Calls for Liverpool to establish a new spine may have been satisfied against Man United on Thursday night, as a clutch of key stars shone.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 6, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the first goal against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The form Roberto Firmino has enjoyed throughout 2016 so far is similar to that of former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez at the same age in 2010/11.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, March 10, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino scores the second goal against Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Adam Lallana and Roberto Firmino were central to an overwhelming attacking display in Liverpool's Europa League last-16 first-leg win over Man United.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Thursday, March 10, 2016: Liverpool and Manchester United players line-up before the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st Leg match against Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Liverpool secured a vital first leg lead with a dominant team performance, we round up the best of the media reaction from Anfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 2, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the third goal against Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Roberto Firmino is statistically the most in-form centre-forward in the Premier League so far in 2016.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates with Roberto Firmino after the dramatic 5-4 victory over Norwich City during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Continuing to develop into one of Liverpool's key players under Jurgen Klopp, Roberto Firmino has hailed the German's influence on his game.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates the 3-1 victory over Chelsea with Emre Can and James Milner after the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

Which Reds have improved most under Jurgen Klopp's tenure so far?
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 14, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates scoring the third goal against Aston Villa with team-mates during the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool’s brutal dismantling of relegation favourites Aston Villa on Sunday afternoon, we round up the best media reaction from the 6-0 win.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Tuesday, February 9, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and substitute Daniel Sturridge during the FA Cup 4th Round Replay match against West Ham United at Upton Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Having endured a tumultuous period of injuries within his attacking ranks, Jurgen Klopp is relieved to now be able to call upon a number of top-quality options.

The return to fitness of key attacking personnel presents Jurgen Klopp with a welcome array of exciting options to pick from for some vital upcoming games.

There are plenty of things Jurgen Klopp must address at Liverpool this summer.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, February 6, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action against Sunderland during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Another strong performance from Roberto Firmino up front in Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Sunderland pointed to a bright future for the Brazilian.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, February 6, 2016: Liverpool supporters protest with black flags and banners "Football without fans is nothing" before the Premier League match against Sunderland at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

An eventful afternoon at Anfield saw a number of talking points emerge, with Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Sunderland overshadowed by a mass exodus of protesting supporters.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino scores the third goal against Norwich City during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brazilian footballing legend Ronaldinho has lauded his compatriot Roberto Firmino.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho looks frustrated after missing a chance during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The form of Liverpool pair Mamadou Sakho and Jordan Henderson has been put into question in recent weeks.