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CHARLOTTE, USA - Friday, August 1, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Raheem Sterling during a training session at the Bank of America Stadium on day twelve of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers confirms Raheem Sterling move, “no issue” with winger

Speaking ahead of Liverpool’s first pre-season clash in Bangkok, Brendan Rodgers confirmed Raheem Sterling’s impending move to Manchester City.

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Roberto Firmino: “I’m excited to see what the Premier League has to offer”

Speaking after making the £29 million move to Liverpool this summer, Roberto Firmino says he is looking forward to playing in the Premier League.

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Roberto Firmino passes Liverpool medical after tests in Brazil – reports

Liverpool’s £29 million signing of Roberto Firmino is now complete after he passed his medical in Brazil, according to reports on Monday.

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Why the signing of Roberto Firmino is a game-changer for Liverpool

The signing of £29 million Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino has changed the game for Liverpool in the transfer market, writes Sean Duffy.

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James Milner and Danny Ings confirmed for Liverpool’s pre-season tour

Liverpool’s new signings James Milner and Danny Ings have been confirmed for the club’s tour of Australia and Asia.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 4, 2015: Liverpool's Emre Can in action against Arsenal during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by Chris Brunskill/Propaganda)

10 Bold Predictions for Liverpool this Summer

With just over a month to go before the beginning of the 2015/16 Premier League season, Jack Lusby makes 10 predictions for Liverpool’s summer.

Roberto Firmino and bringing the fun back at LFC

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, April 13, 2015: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva applauds the supporters after the Premier League match against Newcastle United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Lucas Leiva looking forward to “exciting” Philippe Coutinho-Roberto Firmino partnership

Veteran midfielder Lucas Leiva is the latest to welcome Roberto Firmino to Liverpool, and he is expecting big things from him and Philippe Coutinho.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 19, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates his goal against Aston Villa during the FA Cup Semi-Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by Gareth Jones/Propaganda)

Philippe Coutinho on Liverpool’s top-four hopes, Roberto Firmino and Brendan Rodgers

Talking while on international duty with Brazil, Philippe Coutinho provided an insight into the season ahead for Liverpool, and new signing Roberto Firmino.

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Key Liverpool trio set to miss Reds’ pre-season tour

Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho and Emre Can will all likely miss Liverpool’s pre-season tour this summer, due to their summer tournament commitments.

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Roberto Firmino move given the go-ahead after work permit concerns

Following worries that Roberto Firmino may struggle to secure an automatic work permit for his transfer to Liverpool, the FA has quashed speculation.

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Roberto Firmino: Are Liverpool fans right to be so excited?

Following the exciting summer signing of Brazil’s Roberto Firmino, guest writer Connor McKitrick explores just why the forward can be great for Liverpool.

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Liverpool “acted decisively” with Roberto Firmino signing, says Reds journalist

Liverpool’s signing of Roberto Firmino was handled excellently by the club, and is a change from previous years, according to Paul Joyce of the Express.

10.12.2011, easy Credit Stadion, Nuernberg, GER, 1.FBL, 1. FC Nürnberg/ Nuernberg vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, im Bild:Timmy Simons (Nuernberg #2) im Zweikampf mit Roberto Firmino (Hoffenheim #22). // during the Match GER, 1.FBL, 1. FC Nürnberg/ Nuernberg vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on 2011/12/10, easy Credit Stadion, Nuernberg, Germany..EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Will..***** ATTENTION - OUT OF GER, CRO *****

Roberto Firmino: Ronaldinho, Hamann and Liverpool players welcome Brazilian star

The signing of Roberto Firmino has boosted morale of Liverpool supporters and players alike, with a host of big names welcoming his arrival on Merseyside.

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Liverpool have set the transfer benchmark with Roberto Firmino deal, and now it must continue

The capture of Roberto Firmino has seen the club set a welcome precedent, and it must provide the benchmark for more transfer success, writes Ben Twelves.

Roberto Firmino: Get to know Liverpool’s new signing with 7 key points

Brazil international Roberto Firmino is set to become Liverpool’s second-most expensive signing this summer, get to know him with seven key facts.

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More signings to come after Liverpool net Firmino

Liverpool's £29million deal to bring Brazil forward Roberto Firmino to Anfield will not impact on further summer spending or change their stance on want-away winger Raheem Sterling.

Video: New Liverpool signing Roberto Firmino’s “no-look” goal

Liverpool’s latest signing Roberto Firmino looks to have bags of confidence and a cheeky side — here he puts away a goal against Werder Bremen without even looking.

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Statistics show Roberto Firmino can replace Man City target Raheem Sterling

After Liverpool announced the signing of Roberto Firmino, statistics show that he can replace Raheem Sterling if he leaves for Manchester City this summer.

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“Genuinely stunned” – Liverpool fans react joyously to signing of Roberto Firmino

Liverpool have completed the signing of Brazil and Hoffenheim star Roberto Firmino, and we round-up the best social media reaction regarding the move.

Confirmed: Liverpool complete Roberto Firmino signing

Liverpool have signed Hoffenheim forward Roberto Firmino subject to a medical, the Premier League club have announced.

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Liverpool fans excited for reported £29m deal for Roberto Firmino

Liverpool are reported to be close to tying up a £29 million deal for Brazil international Roberto Firmino — and Reds fans are going mad for him.

10.12.2011, easy Credit Stadion, Nuernberg, GER, 1.FBL, 1. FC Nürnberg/ Nuernberg vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, im Bild:Timmy Simons (Nuernberg #2) im Zweikampf mit Roberto Firmino (Hoffenheim #22). // during the Match GER, 1.FBL, 1. FC Nürnberg/ Nuernberg vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on 2011/12/10, easy Credit Stadion, Nuernberg, Germany..EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Will..***** ATTENTION - OUT OF GER, CRO *****

Video: Liverpool target Roberto Firmino in action — “deal agreed”

Reports on Tuesday night claim Liverpool are on the verge of signing Hoffenheim attacking midfielder Roberto Firmino, and here’s a glimpse of what the Reds might expect from the Brazil international.

Liverpool agree £29m deal with Hoffenheim to sign Brazil star Roberto Firmino

Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign Hoffenheim attacking midfielder Roberto Firmino, according to reports on Tuesday night.

Scouting Roberto Firmino: How Brazil attacker would boost Liverpool in 2015/16

Liverpool have reportedly held talks with representatives of Hoffenheim’s Roberto Firmino this summer, and here Jack Lusby explores his talents.

Liverpool eye South American trio

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Liverpool “hopeful” of making Roberto Firmino 2nd most expensive signing in history

Liverpool’s swiftly moving interest in Hoffenheim’s Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino could see a big-money offer tabled in the coming days, reports claim.

10.12.2011, easy Credit Stadion, Nuernberg, GER, 1.FBL, 1. FC Nürnberg/ Nuernberg vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, im Bild:Timmy Simons (Nuernberg #2) im Zweikampf mit Roberto Firmino (Hoffenheim #22). // during the Match GER, 1.FBL, 1. FC Nürnberg/ Nuernberg vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on 2011/12/10, easy Credit Stadion, Nuernberg, Germany..EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Will..***** ATTENTION - OUT OF GER, CRO *****

Tuesday’s LFC Transfer Roundup: Reds closing in on 2 major signings?

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Rumour Mill: Liverpool now “favourites” to sign Roberto Firmino

After making a surprise entrance into the race to sign Hoffenheim forward Roberto Firmino, reports from Brazil suggest Liverpool as a likely destination.

10.12.2011, easy Credit Stadion, Nuernberg, GER, 1.FBL, 1. FC Nürnberg/ Nuernberg vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, im Bild:Timmy Simons (Nuernberg #2) im Zweikampf mit Roberto Firmino (Hoffenheim #22). // during the Match GER, 1.FBL, 1. FC Nürnberg/ Nuernberg vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on 2011/12/10, easy Credit Stadion, Nuernberg, Germany..EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Will..***** ATTENTION - OUT OF GER, CRO *****

Liverpool don’t need Roberto Firmino, they need a goalscorer

Firmino might be nice, but Liverpool have much bigger priorities this summer.