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Roberto Firmino is criminally underrated in the Premier League

When people talk about who the best no 10 is in the Premier League names such as Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Mesut Ozil and our own Brazilian magician Coutinho’s names all continually crop up and rightfully so, but where is Firmino in this conversation?

Now we know Firmino took a while to get into his stride at Liverpool but since Klopp waltzed through the Anfield door Firmino has been arguably our most consistent performer in the space of that last 6-8 months.

It took Firmino till November to grab his first goal for Liverpool in a 4-1 victory over Manchester City, where he laid down a real marker with his performance that day. His start to life at Liverpool was frustrating with former boss Brendan Rodgers not sure how best to utilise the Brazilian, he started on the bench a lot and when he played he was shoved into an unnatural position which didn’t suit him at the time.

Firmino celebrates with Coutinho after first Liverpool goal

Firmino celebrates with Coutinho after first Liverpool goal

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