Roberto Firmino became Liverpool's best-paid player and almost doubled the wages of team-mate Mohamed Salah when he put pen to paper on his new long-term contract on Sunday, according to reports.
The 26-year-old has been a pivotal factor in Jurgen Klopp's rise in the Premier League, with 50 goals in 140 appearances since joining the Reds from German outfit
"It was an easy decision," the Anfield ace said after committing is future until 2023.
Roberto Firmino has been directly involved in 42 goals across all competitions this season.— Squawka Football (@Squawka) April 29, 2018
⚽️ 27 goals
️ 15 assists
Mohamed Salah (56) is the only Premier League player involved in more. 屢 pic.twitter.com/qpq6pew96g
"Everything fits in the best possible way. My team-mates are fantastic, and I am very grateful to be able to play with them at this club.
"We have shown this season our best form of defence is attack, so we will probably just do that again," the defender stated after Saturday's disappointing goalless draw at home to Stoke, which saw Liverpool creep closer to securing a top-four finish.
"Obviously we will be wary they have their threats and the two goals they scored will keep us on our toes and we will be defensively aware.
"We want to go there on the front foot and try to add to the goals."