The Reds player Roberto Firmino admits Jurgen Klopp’s penchant for watching opponents has a purpose, but says the manager is a pleasure to work with.
What did Roberto Firmino say?
The Brazilian footballer has found himself on the receiving end of a stylish squeal from Jurgen Klopp during his time in the Bundesliga, with rivals fully aware that they are being watched by the head coach. Roberto, however, enjoyed every minute of being on the other side of this section, playing under the Champions League and Premier League bosses at Anfield.
Liverpool star Roberto Firmino said of Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match antics that whenever they came out against Dortmund, Klopp would usually be in the middle of an innings, closely watching opposition players warm up. According to Roberto Firmino, he would look at him and think, “What’s going on, is he trying to intimidate us?” Firmino found it interesting and it was always great to play against that Dortmund team.
To have him with them today is amazing. Klopp never stops giving him advice. Jurgen for Roberto is a huge father figure in Liverpool. Roberto Firmino says he is so grateful to play under and be coached by a great leader. Firmino is grateful for everything he has learned. According to Roberto, he will always be very grateful for everything he has done for him and also for the club.
A little about Roberto Firmino
The Brazilian player has entered the final year of his contract with the Reds, which means he will become a free agent in 2023 if an extension is not agreed, but the current campaign has seen him reach 100 goals for the club while a spot in the squad Brazil’s squad for the 2022 World Cup remains up for grabs.
What’s next for the Reds?
Liverpool have seen two Premier League games rescheduled since the death of Queen Elizabeth II and will not return to domestic action until hosts play Brighton on 1 October.