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Arsenal hero Henry predicts bright Liverpool future for Roberto Firmino

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has made a bold claim that Liverpool star Roberto Firmino could eventually become as good as Luis Suarez.

Following a slow start to life in England, Firmino has started proving his worth to Liverpool fans and the £29million man has proven to be crucial in the Reds' upturn in fortunes over the last few weeks.

Henry has been left impressed by Firmino's recent form and has stated that the Brazilian has the ability to become as good as former Anfield and current Barcelona hero Suarez in the near future.

The Frenchman said on Sky Sports: "I will give him the benefit of the doubt because he has just arrived and he needs to settle.

"Things changed during the season and it isn't always easy. He is starting to show some signs that he can be that guy.

"Is he Luis Suarez? At the moment he isn't Suarez. But he might be in the future.

"Is he the guy who is going to make Liverpool win a title? I don't know. He is doing extremely well. If he can build a partnership with (Philippe) Coutinho, who knows?"

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