GUARDIAN – Liverpool announce £29m signing of Brazil’s Roberto Firmino

• Hoffenheim forward agrees ‘long-term contract’ at Anfield• Firmino will undergo medical after time at Copa AméricaLiverpool have signed the Hoffenheim forward Roberto Firmino subject to a medical, the Premier League club have announced.The 23-year-old Brazil international has agreed what Liverpool describe as “a long-term contract” and will undergo a medical once he completes his commitments at the Copa América. Firmino has scored 47 goals in 151 appearances during his four and a half years in Germany and has scored four times in nine international caps, including Sunday’s Copa América winner against Venezuela. Related: Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino: a thiever of balls who never stops running | Marcus Christenson Continue reading…

ESPN – Gomez and Roberts poised for future Premier League success

Joe Gomez made 21 appearances in the Championship last season with Charlton. Joe Gomez and Patrick Roberts have both been in the news over the last week or so. Gomez completed his move from Charlton Athletic to Liverpool for an initial £3.5 million on Saturday, while Roberts has been strongly linked with a £10 million move to Manchester City. Here, we assess the future prospects of these two England Under-19 internationals. Joe Gomez, 18, Central Defender Gomez came up through the ranks at Charlton Athletic and first received nationwide attention due to a…