Klopp: I don´t know what number of targets Firmino has scored


Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp insisted he had no concept what number of targets Roberto Firmino had scored this season after the Brazilian’s brace in opposition to Swansea Metropolis.

Firmino struck twice in his facet’s 5-Zero thrashing of Swansea at Anfield on Boxing Day, taking his tally within the Premier League to 9 this season.

However Klopp mentioned he had no real interest in the numbers, highlighting Firmino’s second aim – a faucet in from a Mohamed Salah go – for example of how he needs his workforce to play.

“I am happy for all of the boys when they score but I couldn’t say how many he has or how many he has. I don’t care, to be honest, it’s not in my interest,” he mentioned.

“If we play like we play within the good moments then the boys will probably be in several conditions and it’ll be straightforward to attain, just like the second aim of Roberto. I might have scored on this scenario.

“That’s what you have to do, you have to work for that and everybody could see Mo was not the happiest person in the stadium when we took him off, but at least I have to stay kind of reasonable or serious or whatever because there’s a lot of games to come.”

Salah has 15 league targets and 5 assists this season, whereas Firmino (9 targets) and Philippe Coutinho (seven) have additionally impressed.

However Klopp mentioned the performances had been way more essential as he lauded Firmino for his contribution all through the marketing campaign.

“They all will score goals. Sadio [Mane] did not play, but he will score if we play like this, if we bring the different players, in the different moments in the situation,” he mentioned.

“Roberto, I recognize all the time his effort and his efficiency, that he scores twice, I’m completely satisfied about that however I couldn’t say what number of targets he has scored to date within the season as a result of I really feel he’s all the time concerned, he’s all the time in and across the actually harmful conditions for the opponent.

“First half, he helped left full-back to right full-back, he was everywhere. In the end he scored two goals, so that’s nice.”

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