Liverpool FC has gotten a new player from South America. Roberto Firmino, a Brazilian international player, has moved from Hoffenheim to Liverpool. The 23-year-old striker who is playing for his country in Copa America competition right now has been signed by Liverpool for a five-year contract. The striker has now become one of the English Premiere League players.
Liverpool had to make a choice from three players: Firmino, carlos bacca, and salomon rondon. From the list of three South American players, the club picked on Firmino as the top preference. Having scored 47 goals in 151 games for Hoffenheim, Liverpool felt he was the right person to pick, and ended up signing him for approximately £29m.
“This is potentially very good news for Liverpool.” Dharmesh Sheth of Sky Sports News reported earlier before the contract was signed. “We understand that they have agreed a deal with Hoffenheim for attacking midfielder Roberto Firmino.” Sheth said. The reporter had noticed trhat the signing was going to be done within 24 hours. “He is at the Copa America in Chile at the moment, but he has given Liverpool a verbal undertaking that he will join in the next 24 hours.” Sheth reported.
Liverpool now has a new striker who is capable of handling the three front positions properly. It isn’t however known if the club will now release Raheem Sterling to go to Manchester City, after rejecting Man City’s offer for Sterling. Liverpool now prepares to fight for the next title with new winger.