March 26, 2023

Firmino decides to leave Liverpool and will be free on the market

Joao Castelo Branco, with the staffReading: 1 minute.

Roberto Firmino is leaving Liverpool Free at the end of the season. The Brazilian striker has decided not to renew his contract, which expires in June, and coach Jurgen Klopp has already been informed. The information was first reported bysky sportAnd he confirmed it ESPN.

Liverpool has not officially commented on the matter. On Friday (3), Klopp held a press conference, but Firmino was not the subject. The Reds have a derby against Manchester United Next Sunday (5), at 1:30 pm (Brasilia time), with Broadcast on ESPN on Star +.

This will be the end of Firmino’s eight-year spell with Liverpool, after he was signed for £29m from Germany’s Hoffenheim in 2015.

Klopp had already spoken this season about his desire to renew Firmino’s contract and continue at Liverpool. But he chose a new challenge.

At the age of 31, Firmino has scored 107 goals in 353 appearances for Liverpool, having played a key attacking role alongside Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in the team that won the Champions League. Premier League in 2020 and Champions League that it clubs World Cup (Register against Flamingo) in 2019.

But he lost space with the arrival of new options for Klopp’s team in attack, such as Luis Diaz, Cody Gakbo and mainly Darwin Nunez in recent months.

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