"Good fit for Man United" - Former Brazil star says rivals should sign Roberto Firmino

Former Manchester United player José Kléberson has said that his former club should sign Liverpool's Roberto Firmino.

Speaking to Paddy Power, as cited by SportBible, the former Brazil international and Manchester United midfielder believes Firmino has what it takes to unlock Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho.

"Roberto Firmino's style would suit Manchester United, especially the way he plays for Liverpool. For the Brazil national team, he plays higher up, but for Liverpool, he's a bit deeper," said Kléberson

"He's learned so many things from Jurgen Klopp and he is so smart on the pitch. His movement to create space, or sometimes to occupy space, allows his teammates to do so as well.

"If Manchester United wanted to make a change, he's a good player that can help, especially with Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho on the wings. Firmino can help those players create space when they're on the attack.

"That's the type of player Manchester United should be looking at. A player with Firmino's quality can help release the team.

"He's a great player and he'd be a good fit and a good signing for Manchester United."

Anfield Watch Verdict

Bobby is probably one of the most disrespected players in the Premier League outside of the Liverpool fanbase.

What he offers to Liverpool is invaluable and that's why when he's not playing to the best of his abilities Klopp still gives him the chance to shine.

However, the Brazilian definitely would not have gotten the chance to show his abilities under a different manager, never mind a Manchester United coach.

You have to be patient with Firmino and that is one thing that Manchester United are not.

Luckily, it's very unlikely that Bobby will ever join United, so Kleberson can keep dreaming about his countryman joining his former side.

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