Klopp is full of praise for Roberto Firmino

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Roberto Firmino of Liverpool in actionduring the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Arsenal FC at Anfield on December 29, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

For the German manager, the performance of the player during the 5-1 win over Arsenal on Saturday was superb

Roberto Firmino scored twice for Liverpool in the 5-1 win over Arsenal on Saturday.

And manager Jurgen Klopp is full of praise for the footballer.

“Bobby Firmino played an outstanding season so far,” the manager told Liverpoolfc.com

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“If I talk to people, it’s like: ‘Bobby, eh, if it would click for him…’ [But] the different system we play is possible because he plays how he plays because he is everywhere. He is a link-up player.”

“If you find a throw-in we had in the last half a year where he is not involved to get the ball or at least open up a gap, it would be a surprise for me,” Klopp added.

“Now obviously he scores three goals and everybody sees again: ‘Ah, yes, and he scores on top.’”

“His attitude as a team worker gives us so much. If he scores, outstanding and I’m really happy; if he’s not scoring, no problem, he still plays really well in nine out of 10 games,” he concluded.