Roberto Firmino has confirmed his intentions to stay at Liverpool this summer.
The Brazilian forward has been a key figure for the Reds since arriving at the club back in 2015 under Brendan Rodgers.
Since then, Firmino has scored 98 goals and contributed 74 assists for Liverpool in 327 appearances, establishing himself as a valuable part of the club’s success.
While rarely a headline-grabber, the striker has forged a wonderful cohesion with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, who has since joined Bayern Munich.
At 30 years of age and with one year left on his deal, Firmino has been linked with a move away from Anfield following the club’s blockbuster move for Darwin Nunez and the recent form of Diogo Jota in attack.
However despite reported interest from Juventus, Firmino was named in the starting XI for Liverpool’s Community Shield victory over Manchester City at the King Power Stadium.
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His spot in the line-up was a clear message of support from Jurgen Klopp, and according to Firmino, the plan is very much for him to stay and fight for his place.
Speaking to TNT Sports Brasil, he said: “I love this team, this city and the fans.
“I’m here. I want to stay, of course.”
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