Gotze would fit in well at Liverpool, says Firmino
The Brazilian believes the Bayern Munich midfielder, who has been strongly linked with a summer move to the Reds, would flourish under former boss Jurgen Klopp at Anfield
Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze would shine under Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool, according to Roberto Firmino.
Gotze has been heavily tipped to leave Bayern in the summer after sliding down the pecking order at the club this season.
The 23-year-old has been strongly linked with a move back to Borussia Dortmund, while reports also suggest he could join former manager Klopp at Anfield.
And Firmino, who played against Gotze several times during his four-year stint in the Bundesliga with Hoffenheim, feels Gotze would be a perfect fit at Liverpool.
“Gotze I still know well from my time in Germany, when I played with Hoffenheim against Borussia Dortmund and Bayern,” the Brazilian told Bild.
“He has incredible qualities in attack.
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“He would fit in well with us and will surely help us with his class also.”
Firmino is preparing to play in his second cup final since joining Liverpool last summer as they gear up to face Sevilla in the Europa League final on Wednesday.
The Brazilian believes defending champions Sevilla will prove to be tough opponents on the night but is confident Liverpool can pull through and get their hands on the trophy.
The 24-year-old said: “We have worked over the entire season so hard and deserve this final.
“But Sevilla is probably the most difficult opponents we could have faced. But we have beaten Dortmund and we won’t hide.
“In Basle we have to deliver our maximum again.”