Firmino commits future to Liverpool with 'no-look' contract signing

Firmino commits future to Liverpool with 'no-look' contract signing

Roberto Firmino has committed his future to Liverpool by signing a new long-term deal.

The Brazilian forward has become a key player for the Reds since arriving at Anfield from Hoffenheim in 2015, scoring 50 goals in 140 appearances.

Firmino has netted 27 times this season to fire Liverpool to the brink of a top-four spot in the Premier League and on the verge of the Champions League final.

The 26-year-old told Liverpool's official website: "It was an easy decision. The club have taken me in in an incredible way and I've grown a lot here with my work with the support of the whole team. I am very, very happy here.

"Everything fits in the best possible way. My team-mates are fantastic and I am very grateful to be able to play with them at this club.

"I love to play for Liverpool FC. The fans are excellent and fantastic in how they support us all the way. They support us throughout the games and the work they do during the match is beautiful."

- PA

More on this topic

Liverpool’s Klopp calls for VAR change at managers’ summitLiverpool’s Klopp calls for VAR change at managers’ summit

'Inspirational' Sean Cox meets Jurgen Klopp as he returns to Anfield'Inspirational' Sean Cox meets Jurgen Klopp as he returns to Anfield

5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend

Liverpool stretch lead in title race with win over Manchester CityLiverpool stretch lead in title race with win over Manchester City

More in this Section

In pictures: A Season of Sundays captures highs and lows of historic GAA seasonIn pictures: A Season of Sundays captures highs and lows of historic GAA season

Late equaliser deflates Ireland in Euro qualifierLate equaliser deflates Ireland in Euro qualifier

Andy Murray: I’m playing tennis because I love it and I need to remember thatAndy Murray: I’m playing tennis because I love it and I need to remember that

Perth: 'Small minority of people' involved in Dundalk fans' pro-IRA chantsPerth: 'Small minority of people' involved in Dundalk fans' pro-IRA chants


Lifestyle

The Cosmetify Index reveals the cosmetics companies that are generating the most buzz online – and Dubai-based Huda Kattan has the top spot.Huda Beauty tops the 10 ‘most popular’ beauty brands this year

Read the script of Kya deLongchamps’ kitchen-sink drama to set the scene to make an informed choice when selecting this home essentialTake the plunge: Read this checklist before you splash out on your new kitchen sink

WHAT do aerospace engineering and baking have in common? A lot, says scientist and Bake-Off finalist Andrew Smyth, one of the presenters of the family show Baking in Space.The Shape I'm In: Andrew Smyth - Bake-Off finalist

It would be foolish to discount all evergreen plants when seeking autumn variety, says Peter Dowdall.Showing their true colours: Don't discount all evergreen plants when seeking autumn variety

More From The Irish Examiner