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Sport Roberto Firmino called up to Brazil squad

21:10  12 march  2018
21:10  12 march  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Liverpool need more than money to keep star players, accepts Klopp

  Liverpool need more than money to keep star players, accepts Klopp Liverpool have compiled a formidable attacking force, but Jurgen Klopp accepts keeping them happy will take more than money.Jurgen Klopp recognises Liverpool cannot rely on throwing more money at their star players to keep them happy.

KampusbeT ~ " Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho called up to Brazil squad - but no place for Roberto Firmino . "Agen CasinO ~ Philippe Coutinho has been handed a call - up to the Brazil squad - but Liverpool team-mate Roberto Firmino will not be joining him.

Though the Reds’ season is yet to begin, with five games between now and the first international break, Coutinho and Firmino have already been called up for duty. Provided neither pick up injuries over the next three weeks, they will link up with Tite’s squad on August 28.

Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has been called up to Brazil’s latest squad as they step up their preparations for the summer’s World Cup in Russia.

The Liverpool forward joins his international teammates as they prepare to face Russia and Germany in two friendlies later this month.

He joins fellow Premier League players Ederson, Fernandinho, Willian and Gabriel Jesus in the squad for the two games.

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The Reds striker has been in brilliant form so far this season, scoring 22 goals in 41 appearances for Jurgen Klopp’s side and has helped them reach the Champions League semi-finals.

Klopp highlights Firmino's importance with new deal

  Klopp highlights Firmino's importance with new deal Jurgen Klopp has claimed that it is essential that Liverpool tie down Roberto Firmino to a new long-term deal, as reported in the Independent. The Reds’ are currently in talks with the Brazilian forward’s representatives over a new and improved deal to reward him for a fantastic season with the club. The 26-year old has scored 22 goals and contributed with 11 assists this season, as well as catching the eye with his general play and his solid work rate. Firmino’s currently deal runs until the summer of 2020, and the proposed new deal would significantly raise his current £100-a-week wage to bring him in line with the club’s highest earners. Talking about Firmino’s importance to his set-up, Klopp said; “It is very important for both sides. I think everything we are doing, the way we play, the way we give him the opportunity constantly to play, he deserves that.” “He deserves that because his work-rate is outstanding but it helped him a lot to step up. He became a different player here. Other teams can say ‘Hmmm, he’s really good’ but it is not sure they will play the same way and use him as a nine or a ten or they’ll use him out on the wings.” “You need players who are good on the ball and have Roberto’s football intelligence. But of course it is important to keep these players who are at a good age and when there is still space for improvement. It is clear – there is no doubt we want to do that with the contract.

Liverpool attacker Roberto Firmino has been called up to the Brazil squad to replace the injured Kaka for upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Kaka suffered a thigh strain during training Saturday and missed Orlando City’s 2-2 draw against Real Sale Lake in their MLS opener.

The new Brazil manager has made the unorthodox move of naming his 23-man squad a month early, with an announcement made on Friday. More: Internationals, Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino . More from This Is Anfield.

Firmino is set to have a key role to play for his country at this summer’s World Cup with his country targeting their fifth title in the history of the competition.

He is set to link up with former Liverpool team-mate Philippe Coutinho in the squad as the pair meet for the first time since Coutinho joined Barcelona in January.

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Firmino talks Salah's goal heroics, racism allegations & losing Coutinho to Barcelona .
The 26-year-old does not feel a burden to match the imperious Egyptian and discussed how he's in the best form of his career Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has insisted that he doesn't feel any pressure to score more goals despite Mohamed Salah's imperious form this season.Egypt international Salah, 25, has been a revelation since his summer move from Roma, scoring an incredible 36 goals in all competitions for Jurgen Klopp's side.Firmino himself has chipped in with a healthy total of 23 in the 2017-18 campaign, although he insists that it doesn't matter who scores, as long as the Reds are winning games.

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