Roberto Firmino reveals he was ‘impressed’ by new Liverpool star Fabio Carvalho earlier than he joined this summer season after watching him take Fulham again into the Premier League final season
- Roberto Firmino has been impressed by new Liverpool star Fabio Carvalho
- The Brazilian revealed that he watched the midfielder play within the Championship
- Carvalho has performed in each Premier League sport this season, scoring twice
The Portuguese teenager made his identify at Craven Cottage within the Championship as he helped Fulham win the second-tier title final season earlier than shifting to Anfield.
Throughout the marketing campaign, Carvalho caught the attention of the Reds, together with Firmino, as he scored ten targets and assisted eight extra in his 36 league appearances.
Roberto Firmino (proper) watched team-mate Fabio Carvalho (proper) when he was at Fulham
Carvalho starred for Fulham throughout their Championship profitable marketing campaign final season
Speaking to ELEVEN, Firmino revealed how impressed he has been with the 20-year-old and the way shortly he has fitted into the squad.
The Brazilian stated: ‘He is a terrific participant. I confess that I had watched a few of his video games earlier than he got here to Liverpool, so I used to be already impressed by the best way he performed.
‘He is a star, he is a terrific participant, and now he is additionally a really shut pal. We’re completely happy to have him right here at Liverpool, and I do know he’ll assist us rather a lot, with assists, targets and in addition his character on the pitch.’
Carvalho has already gained a spot in Jurgen Klopp’s facet. He has made six appearances within the Premier League, during which he has scored two targets.
Carvalho has executed nicely for Liverpool when he has performed, scoring twice in six league video games
He grabbed his first aim for the membership throughout the 9-0 thrashing of Bournemouth with a stunning volley earlier than netting his second in opposition to Newcastle, which proved to be a dramatic 98th-minute winner for the Reds.
Firmino has additionally loved a superb begin to the season personally, regardless of Liverpool’s total struggles.
He starred in opposition to Bournemouth and delivered three targets and three assists in his 5 Premier League appearances this season.
Liverpool, nonetheless, have had a troublesome begin to the season. They’ve solely gained two video games within the league, leaving them seventh and 6 factors behind pace-setters Arsenal.