Accolades have been pouring in from all quarters for Liverpool’s signing of Roberto Firmino. The deal has been described as shrewd by pundits and papers alike who believe that Liverpool have gotten for themselves a gem of a player.
News outlets in Spain are not to be left out as each paper has come out to praise the signing. Marca are predicting a bright future for club and country in regards to Firmino. The paper appear to be impressed with his development and they believe that will shine under country manager Dunga who brought the player into limelight. The paper view his buy as Liverpool replacing Suarez finally and that Firmino should expect a bit of pressure but he will come out strong and good for Liverpool.
Meanwhile Sport are praising Liverpool for their signing of “a very technically skilled player, who is versatile in where and how he can play in attack.” The Paper are hailing the buy as a statement of intent from Liverpool as they look to shrug off a poor performance last season.
Finally, AS carried a big feature on the Firmino where they examined his history and his rise from the streets to playing football, claiming that “Firmino used a life of poverty in an area where drugs and crime were real to make it”. They were particular about the “raw edge to his game combined with a steely determination”.