EPL Michael Owen names Liverpool player who must start against Man City. Michael Owen, a former England striker, hailed Roberto Firmino after Liverpool defeated Rangers 7-1 in the Champions League.
Additionally, Owen encouraged Jurgen Klopp to start Firmino for Sunday’s Premier League matchup against Manchester City.
The Brazilian has made 12 appearances for the Reds this season, scoring eight goals total.
Additionally, he scored twice against Rangers as they neared Round of 16 qualifying.
Owen said: “I can’t think he’s not playing,” in a statement to BT Sport.
“I don’t think Jurgen Klopp can leave him out at the weekend,” the author said. “He’s had such a wonderful season and is in such good form.”
Liverpool is presently 13 points behind City and 14 points behind league leaders Arsenal.