Roberto Firmino (31) leaves Liverpool, where he has been for 8 seasons. As he leaves as a free agent (FA), there is no transfer fee. Jurgen Klopp has already said goodbye to Liverpool.
British public broadcaster ‘BBC’ said on the 4th (Korean time), “Firmino will say goodbye to Liverpool after the 2022-23 season. I chose the challenge,” he said.
European football expert ‘Fabrigio Romano’ also said goodbye to Liverpool. Firmino’s agent announced: “I have decided to leave Liverpool this summer. It has been an incredible journey for eight years.”
Firmino led Liverpool’s prime under manager Jurgen Klopp. He boasted the best attacking power in Europe in a trio with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah, and played a big role in the UEFA Champions League. In his vigorous activity, midfielder – showed excellent connection with the front, and became a key player in Liverpool.
However, as his skills gradually declined, he was pushed back from the main competition. Liverpool lost their place as they signed Giogo Jota, Luis Diaz, Darwin Nunez and Cody Gakpo. This season, he played in 25 games, including cup competitions, competing as a starting player, but in the second half, he was excluded from the squad and played as a substitute.
His contract with Liverpool runs through this summer. According to the ‘BBC’, Klopp wanted Firmino to stay and pushed for renewal negotiations, but Firmino wanted a new challenge. It has already been specified as a ‘without club’ on the soccer site ‘Transfer Markt’. 예스벳 토토
Firmino scored 107 goals and provided 70 assists in 353 appearances in eight seasons at Liverpool. He contributed to Liverpool’s first league title since the inception of the Premier League, including victories in the Champions League, FA Cup, League Cup and FIFA Club World Cup.
According to the football statistics media ‘Squawka’, he played the most games among the players coached by Klopp. Although he shared glory days with Klopp at Liverpool, he decided to leave the team and try to continue his career at the club with a new manager.
There are quite a few teams aiming for Firmino. According to recent reports, Spanish Primera Liga Atletico Madrid are interested in Firmino. As a free agent (FA), the transfer fee is 0 won, so you just have to match your annual salary.