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Firmino backing Liverpool pal Minamino for big things next season

Roberto Firmino is hoping for big things from Liverpool teammate Takumi Minamino next season.

In a rare interview in English with Fox Sports Asia, the Brazilian praised his fellow forward and revealed how he's helped him settle in at Anfield.

“Minamino is a very, very good person," he said. “I like his quality and his personality.

“It's good because I can speak with him in German. He can speak good German and me too.

"We talk in German.

“He's a very good player and I think he will be very good for us, for the team."

Asked for his reaction to lifting the Premier League title, Firmino also shared his delight at winning the league for the Liverpool fans.

“I was very happy with the title," he said. “To give this title to the fans was very good. I am very happy."

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