Roberto Firmino to Miss Liverpool USA Preseason Tour

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The biggest football clubs in the world love to have training camps and play preseason friendlies in the United States.

It’s great for everyone involved as the clubs get a guaranteed cash cow from the world’s most dominant consumer market, the American sports sphere has something more to be interested in during what is the biggest dead zone on the calendar, and fans gets a very rare opportunity to see the teams and star players they love.

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One star man who won’t be making the trip across the pond this time is Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino.

“Bobby will be in for the second camp,” Reds manager Jurgen Klopp told Liverpool FC.com.

“Then we have the English guys [and] Simon [Mignolet] and Dejan [Lovren] will come another week later. We’ll already be back from France and will have exactly one week to prepare [for] the game. That’s no problem.”

Firmino isn’t hurt, he’s just going on holiday after an extended tour of duty with Brazil in the 2018 World Cup. Firmino’s Brazilian side made it to the final eight, where they were eliminated by Belgium.

-Liverpool are three games into their nine match preseason slate, and here below you will find the full schedule.

7 July Chester 0-7 Liverpool

10 July Tranmere Rovers 2-3 Liverpool (Prenton Park)

14 July v Bury, in progress, goalless in the second half (Energy Check Stadium)

19 July v Blackburn Rovers (Ewood Park)

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22 July v Borussia Dortmund (Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA)

25 July v Manchester City (MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA)

28 July v Manchester United (Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA)

4 Aug v Napoli (Aviva Stadium, Dublin)

7 Aug v Torino (Anfield)

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  1. I want Liverpool 2 signed Nabil fakir before end of July 2018 2 boost the front well

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