6 tackles, 7 dribbles: 13-goal Liverpool target shows what else he can offer the Reds

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Liverpool target Roberto Firmino impressed at the weekend and illustrated there is more to his game than goals.

Roberto Firmino has attracted plenty of plaudits in recent weeks, and the attentions of Liverpool according to The Mirror.

The Brazilian has netted an impressive 13 goals from midfield this campaign for Bundesliga also rans Hoffenheim, becoming one of the league's top scorers.

Just 22-years-old, the midfielder is even claimed to be available for around £12 million, and the Reds are not the only club said to be interested.

At the weekend he helped inspire his side to a 3-2 away win over Sami Hyypia's Leverkusen, and showed his game is about far more than just goals.

The midfielder provided an assist, his ninth of the season, from the two goalscoring chances he laid on for his teammates.

Firmino displayed his grit and ability on and off the ball, making seven successful dribbling attempts; with his teammates making 13 between them.

He also won six tackles during the contest, more than any player on the pitch. It's the type of all action display interested suitors would like to see in potential midfielders, and he would likely be an ideal fit for Brendan Rodgers' fluid system.

The latest rumour surrounding Firmino's future is Merseyside rivals Everton showing an interest and sending scouts to watch the star in action, also reported by The Mirror. Importantly given Hoffenheim's low asking price he would be in their price range.

Whichever side lands up with him next season will be signing a player with all the attributes to be a star at a top club, who showed he is capable of influencing and shining against a side in Leverkusen who reached the Champions League last 16.

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