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Paris the only destination worthy of Roberto Firmino

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Liverpool’s attacking lineup is the envy of world football as European big wigs look to dismantle them for their own good.

Real Madrid want Mo Salah. They want him to lineup alongside Eden Hazard. The two former Chelsea stars are seen as their ticket to glory.

Sadio Mane too has suitors from Spain. Barcelona want him at Camp Nou. They cannot afford to secure Neymar from Paris Saint Germain and are looking at other options.

So far, Philippe Coutinho has failed, so has French duo of Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele. Hopefully Mane can take claim of the left wing.

And this leaves Roberto Firmino. The most undervalued of the three musketeers but the one who holds the gang together. He has not been linked with anyone of note but can be replaced in the summer.

Timo Werner can take his place in the starting lineup. And he will have to size up his options. We have a suggestion for his advisors, take him to Paris.

Parc des Princes have two of the biggest footballing talents not name Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Both Mbappe and Neymar are waiting for the forward to complete them.

Better than current options

Mauro Icardi was more of the same. The argentine managed a good return in Paris but he comes with a lot of baggage. His wife has tantrums that cannot be avoided. While he himself is a difficult person to work with.

Edinson Cavani was not the one. He was a competitor rather than an enabler. The duo need an enabler, and now that Cavani is leaving, there is a window of opportunity.

Roberto Firmino fits the bill. He will not be expensive but will not be cheap too. Just the sweet transfer value that PSG will not hesitate to part with.

On the pitch, he will add value to the attacking department. Not only does he score, but more importantly he brings his fellow forwards into play. Both Mbappe and Neymar would welcome him.

Moreover, this move will be in Brazil’s interest. The Selecao’s first team options will be playing together and building their chemistry. It will allow them to better serve the national colors.

PSG have inquired about him in the past and would like to seal the deal this time.