Roberto Firmino injury update with Liverpool star winning Champions League final battle


Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has stepped up his rehab while he wins his fight to be fit for the Champions League final.

The Brazilian missed four of the last five games of the season, due to a thigh crack.

Firmino, named this week in the Copa America team in Brazil, picked up the injury prior to Huddersfield's 5-0 score on April 26.

He played through the pain and managed to win 12 minutes in the semi-final of losing his first leg to Barcelona, ​​but struggled and has not shown since.

Firmino training in the gym

His recovery was followed closely, and he duly traveled with the team to a training camp in Marbella this week.

There he worked intensively with Liverpool & # 39; s strength and rehabilitation assistant David Ridings and also with physioist Sven Kampmann.

Firmino has pushed things up

He has stepped up his work in the gym and has also extended his range of movement on the training field with short, sharp sprints.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp remains confident that Firmino will be able to face Tottenham in the final in Madrid on June 1.

After the final day of the Premier League season, Klopp said about his number 9: "We have time for the final and that should be enough."

Firmino wins its race to be fit

In anticipation of the final, Liverpool warned supporters who were selling Champions League finals championships through secondary ticketing sites, forbidden to attend matches at Anfield.

The demand for tickets has considerably exceeded the club's UEFA allocation.

Thousands of supporters who applied for a seat were left disappointed on Thursday when the result of the vote was announced.

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