Jurgen Klopp and Roberto Firmino's pre-Porto press conference

LFC Globe
14th February 2018

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and striker spoke to the media ahead of Wednesday night's fixture against FC in the .

The duo spoke on a variety of issues ahead of the Champions League . Klopp was keen to highlight the Brazilian's importance to the team.

"I don't think he has stepped up but maybe it is more obvious because his situations are not overshadowed by Phil Coutinho's situations. That's how it is. That is all," said Klopp.

"He's a very important player and he doesn't always have to be the standout player. As often as he can be, that's good. I don't think he's underrated. Not anymore.

"I don't know what other people think about Roberto Firmino. I can imagine a bit because you ask me about it. I have no idea. People with a football brain judge him right. That's how it is."

You can watch the full press conference below.

Jurgen Klopp

Roberto Firmino

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