Roberto Firmino is one of the most important cogs in Jurgen Klopp’s red machine, but he often goes underappreciated by many pundits and fans alike.
His 10/10 performance against Leicester City over the weekend was perhaps a perfect example of what he does for his team-mates, as Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane thrived on the flanks thanks to the Brazilian.
Firmino was able to round off his night with a goal, just moments after smashing an effort off the inside of the left post at the Kop end and having a rogue ball cleared off the line.
Speaking ahead of the Reds’ Champions League clash with Atalanta on Wednesday night, Jurgen Klopp dropped a phenomenal metaphor for the role Bobby plays in his Liverpool team.
The boss likened the No.9 to a musician “playing 12 instruments in our orchestra” – as a way of saying he pulls the strings when the team puts on a show.
Take a watch of the video below for Klopp’s full quote: