Henry claims Liverpool's Firmino is most complete striker in Premier League

Liverpool's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (C) celebrates after scoring with Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino (L) and Liverpool's Senegalese midfielder Sadio Mane during...

Thierry Henry believes Liverpool's Brazilian ace Roberto Firmino is the Premier League's most complete striker.

Liverpool's striker Roberto Firmino takes part in a training session a day before the Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match AS Roma vs Liverpool  on May 1, 2018 at Olympic...

Roberto Firmino has spearheaded Liverpool's electric attacking line brilliantly this term, and has bagged an impressive 26 goals in all competitions, with the Champions League final still to come later this month.

Although his contribution - in terms of numbers - has been trounced by Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah, Reds' supporters still adore the 26-year-old and see him as the linchpin to knit everything together in the final third.

The old footballing proverb says game recognises game, and that is certainly the case with Sky Sports pundit and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry when it comes to Firmino. The Frenchman lavished high praise on the forward, claiming he is the "most complete striker in the league," in an interview with Sky Sports (15/05/2018).

Sky Sports presenter, Thierry Henry is pictured during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Crystal Palace at Bet365 Stadium on May 5, 2018 in Stoke on Trent, England.

"His movement, his work-rate, the way he makes the two central defenders move to allow Mo Salah to make those runs. Firmino is the most complete striker in the league," Henry said.

"I’m not talking about the best finisher or the best work rate, I’m talking about all round. The most complete in the league."

High praise from one of the best ever, then.

The Liverpool star must be delighted with Henry's glowing assessment of his performances, however, he will understand that his team will need a huge performance from him come the Champions League final night in Kiev if they are to leave the ground triumphant.

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