Liverpool attacker Roberto Firmino says he wants to stay at Anfield for ‘many more years’.
Speaking to the club’s official website, Firmino discussed the competitive nature of the Premier League and his ability to play in different positions.
However, it is his insistence that he is loving life in the Premier League and at Liverpool that will please supporters most.
“I think I have had to change the way I play. I was adapted to European football after playing in Germany for three years but English football is very different to the Bundesliga,” Firmino told Liverpool’s official site.
“You really notice that the Premier League is much, much faster – the pace is very high and you do need to adjust, but this is a type of football that I enjoy.
“Being really honest, I love it here and plan to stay for many years in the future as the Premier League is really competitive and tests you all the time.”
“If it depended on me, I would play in every corner of the ground because that’s the type of player I am! But obviously it alters depending on the needs of the team.
“At the moment, I am playing up front but I can play anywhere the manager asks me to. My preference is to be inside the area, near where the goals are scored – that’s my preference.
“But my main aim is to be helpful to the team in achieving what we need to achieve.”
That’s the kind of effect being in our top ten best Premier League players of 2016 will have on a man.