Liverpool have reportedly agreed a deal to sign Hoffenheim attacker Roberto Firmino, and it’s fair to say long-suffering Reds fans are pretty chuffed…
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According to the BBC, Liverpool have agreed a £29m fee in principle for the Hoffenheim star, who is currently on international duty with Brazil at the Copa America in Chile.
Reds chief executive Ian Ayre has flown out to Chile to complete the deal, with the 23-year-old believed to have agreed to terms with the Merseyside club.
Firmino has scored 35 goals in 145 Bundesliga appearances and is reported to have turned down the likes of Manchester United, Borussia Dortmund and AS Roma to join the Reds.
Check out some of the reaction from Reds fans below!
Wait. We’re ACTUALLY signing Firmino???
— CharDee MacDennis (@Andrew_Smith94) June 23, 2015
Oh i think that i’ve found myself a goal machino It must be Roberto Firmino
— James (@CoutinhoYNWA) June 23, 2015
Firmino is a playerrrr! Hope he adapts tbf. Decent little signing KGP
— gary (@garyparr77) June 23, 2015
Only two players were rated higher performance-wise via WhoScored than Firmino in the Bundesliga last season: Robben and De Bruyne. #LFC
— Melissa Reddy (@MelissaReddy_) June 23, 2015
Welcome to The Anfield. Firmino. YNWA!!!
— HERI SETIAWAN (@sleppingforest) June 23, 2015