Liverpool's new signing, Fabinho, hopes to follow the example of compatriot Roberto Firmino, who not only quickly gets used to life in England, but also takes his game to the next level.
24-year-old Brazilian international Fabinho has joined the Champions League Following a Monaco deal worth € 50m, he intends to lead a similar uptrend to Firmino, who has become an important player under Jürgen Klopp.
"I've been following Liverpool for a few years, especially since Firmino arrived," he told LFC TV. "After he arrived here, he could achieve a higher development in this football club and because he succeeded, I hope the same thing happens to me."
"We talked a little bit more about the infrastructure of the club, the city and us I also talked about the coaches and how they do their work so that through Firmino I could learn something more about Liverpool.
"I've been with him a few times in the Brazilian national team, I know he's a fantastic person His background is of nice people, he's also very good for someone coming to a new country, a new city ̵
"I" I talked to the manager and everything went well. He described in detail how he works, his training, the history of the club and its structures, "he said." He told me he was counting on me and explaining how the team was playing. It is a formation in which the playing style suits me, with offensive football in a very competitive league, in which I ranked number 6 or eight in midfield.
Fabinho, Ligue 1 winner and Champions League semi-finalist at Monaco two seasons ago, said his compatriot Firmino had also played a role.
"He told me a lot of good things about the team and explained how they did play. Now I have to get used to it, "he said," but I'm happy. The Premier League is a league I've always wanted to play in. The tempo is high. Now I hope I can show the same things that I have done in France. "
The French correspondent of ESPN FC, Mark Rodden, has contributed to this report.