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“Very difficult to find” – Arsenal legend has special praise for this Liverpool star

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Arsene Wenger lavishes praise on Roberto Firmino

Liverpool’s win over Burnley provided one major talking point, which was the relationship between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.

The outburst by Mane after being subbed out was incredible as the Senegal star seemed upset that Salah didn’t pass to the open man a couple of times.

Roberto Firmino is the third member of the attack and the Brazilian is one of the most unselfish players in the world.

Arsene Wenger was recently speaking on beIN Sports and praised our attacking trio. However, the former Arsenal manager had some special words for our No.9.

Firmino got a goal in the win over Burnley, and Wenger claimed the Brazilian is the missing part of a jigsaw puzzle (h/t Liverpool Echo):

“I like [Salah] very much, he has huge potential, and Mane as well. But you forget a little bit, the guy who sacrifices himself is Firmino.”

The Frenchman also compared Firmino to a former Liverpool star who has made a great impact in La Liga.

“And like Suarez did for Messi and Neymar, [he is] the guy who works for the team, who works for everybody and gets them to shine.

“This piece of the jigsaw is always very difficult to find: a striker who is generous.”

An incredible find by the Reds

It was a little surprising that Brendan Rodgers was the manager under whom Firmino was signed.

The former Hoffenheim attacker was played out wide by Rodgers, however, it was Jurgen Klopp who unleashed the Brazilian.

Firmino is the highest-scoring Brazilian in Premier League history and that is some doing by someone who drops back to allow our wide men to shine.

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The Brazilian is brilliant to watch and he should have more goals and assists in store for the Reds.

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Liverpool plotting move to sign this Arsenal backroom staff member

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Liverpool target Arsenal’s head of medical services – Gary O’Driscoll

Liverpool have identified Arsenal’s Gary O’Driscoll as the leading candidate to replace the outgoing Andrew Massey. (h/t Daily Mail)

Massey who is the current head of medical services at Liverpool will leave the club on March 1st to take up a position at FIFA.

Having been at the club for almost seven years, Massey has played a key role in the Reds being one of the fittest teams in the league.

O’Driscoll is widely recognized as being one of the best in his field and Arsenal are determined to keep him at the Emirates.

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Driscoll has been at Arsenal since 2009 and is one of the old guards who has survived various culls.

He has held lead positions with the British Lions and Ireland rugby team. He should now welcome the chance to work for the European and World Champions. (h/t Metro)

Hailing from Manchester, Driscoll could welcome a return to the North-West of England to Merseyside.

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Liverpool are an extremely well-run club both on and off the pitch. Driscoll should relish the ability to work with the Reds without having to worry about politics or unrest.

In Driscoll, Liverpool look to have found an excellent candidate to continue the work of Andrew Massey as the Reds prepare for life without the medical genius.

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Third Liverpool star shipped out on loan until the end of the season

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Isaac Christie-Davies joins Cercle Brugge until the end of the season

Liverpool striker Isaac Christie-Davies has joined Cercle Brugge on loan until the end of the season. (h/t Liverpoolfc)

Christie-Davies will now link-up with the Groen en Zwart at their winter training camp in Malta. He is the third Liverpool player to leave on loan this month following Herbie Kane and Rhian Brewster.

The 22-year-old joined Liverpool from Chelsea and made his debut last month in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals against Aston Villa.

Isaac Christie-Davies

Bernd Storck is the manager of Cercle Brugge, who gained promotion to Belgium’s top-flight last season.

The German coach was previously in charge of Royal Excel Mouscron, where Taiwo Awoniyi spent time on loan last season.

Cercle currently have 13 players on loan at the club. The Welshman’s versatility has seen him perform in midfield, on the wing and upfront for the Liverpool Under-23s this season. This could boost his chances of a starting berth.

Cercle are currently bottom of the Belgian top tier, seven points off their closest rivals Waasland-Beveren after taking just 11 from their opening 21 games.

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Cercle next play at home to Royal Antwerp on January 19 and should give Christie-Davies enough time to prepare for his possible debut.

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Liverpool striker returns from loan spell after scoring just 1 goal in 22 games

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Liam Millar has been recalled by Liverpool from his loan at Kilmarnock

Liverpool youngster Liam Millar has returned to the club after cutting short his loan at Kilmarnock. (h/t Liverpoolfc)

The 20-year-old striker, who joined from Fulham in 2016, is yet to make his debut for the Merseysiders.

Millar signed a long-term first-team contract with Liverpool in January 2019 and joined Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock on loan until the end of the 2018–19 season.

Liam Millar

He made his debut for Kilmarnock in a 2–1 loss to Hearts and scored his first goal a month later against St Mirren.

He returned on loan to Kilmarnock in August 2019 on a year-long loan which has now been cut short by the Reds.

The striker made 22 appearances for Kilmarnock this season, scoring just 1 goal. (h/t Whoscored)

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A versatile forward, Millar is capable of playing both upfront and on the left flank with equal proficiency.

Liverpool had also recalled Nathaniel Phillips from his loan at VfB Stuttgart to address the lack of cover at centre-back due to injuries.

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