Roberto Firmino tipped to get even better by Dejan Lovren

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Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has insisted that his teammate Roberto Firmino is an "unbelievable player". 

As per the Mirror, speaking to reporters ahead of the club's Europa League clash against Bordeaux this evening, the defender has also predicted that Firmino will get 'better and better' for the Reds. 

Firmino has come to prominence on Merseyside recently, playing a key role under the guidance of Jurgen Klopp at Anfield. In fact, the summer signing from Hoffenheim performed admirably during the Reds' thumping victory over Manchester City this past weekend, assisting twice and scoring the third goal of the game. 


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And Lovren, while suggesting that Firmino is still settling into his new surroundings, has insisted that the classy midfielder is a great talent. 

The defender stated: “We need to give him time as he’s settling into a new country.


“But he has great talent. We see it every day in training and now we’re seeing it in the matches.

“He caused City a lot of problem. He’s an unbelievable player. He has so much skill.

“Roberto scored one and could even have got a hat-trick. He creates and he scores.

“He has so much potential and I know he’s going to get better and better for us.”

Klopp factor 

Ultimately, new Reds chief Jurgen Klopp has made life easier for Firmino in recent weeks. With the revered coach leading the way at Anfield, the 24-year-old seems a far more confident player in the famous red shirt. 

Direct, classy and skilful, Firmino most definitely has the attributes to become a key player for the foreseeable future. Klopp clearly likes him and there's no reason why he won't continue to improve under his guidance. 

Both a creator and scorer of goals, the dynamic ace should form quite the relationship with the likes of Adam Lallana and Philippe Coutinho. 

Liverpool fans: do you expect Firmino to become a key player for your club? Have your say below! 

Steven Gerrard
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