Liverpool have one of the most lethal front threes in world football. The Reds attacking line has been terrorising defences ever since Mo Salah completed the trio in 2017. There has been plenty of rumours about potential additions to the strike force. If Liverpool do indeed move for Jadon Sancho it could be Roberto Firmino who loses out.
Bobby Firmino at Liverpool
Roberto Firmino was the first of the current front three to arrive at Anfield.
The Brazilian was signed from Hoffenheim in 2015 for a fee of £29m.
When the forward arrived on Merseyside he was predominantly an attacking midfielder but he was soon converted into a creative, pressing striker.
Over the years he has gotten better and better at his job, defining his role. He has become one of our best defenders, defending from the front. His assists have produced moments of magic.
Liverpool could sign Sancho
All summer Manchester United were linked with a move for the German Bundesliga’s English crown prince.
The 20-year-old Dortmund winger has been tearing up the German league and has attracted the interest of Europe’s major sides as a result.
Man United ended up failing to pay Dortmund’s £108m asking price and as a result outlets such as The Independent have claimed that Liverpool could move for Sancho next season.
Firmino could miss out
At the minute Roberto Firmino is struggling for form. He hasn’t started the season as strongly as he’d have hoped and he, like many others, dropped a clanger against Aston Villa.
If the forward’s poor form persists then it may become harder to excuse the lack of goals in his game and he could be the one who misses out from any potential Liverpool move for Jadon Sancho.
Mo Salah and Sadio Mane have shown consistently that they are able to play through the middle if needed. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see Salah deployed as the nine with Bobby on the bench and Sancho out right.
We love Bobby in this side but given that he doesn’t score a lot of goals as it is, if he falls behind in the other aspects of his game then it is hard to justify his involvement.