Liverpool are in pole position to sign Hoffenheim ace Roberto Firmino in the summer. Firmino has been on fire this term after netting 12 goals and providing eight assists – sparking a flurry of interest from across Europe.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });The 22-year-old would come relatively cheaply at 15m because he only has just over a year left on his current deal. While the German club are loathe to lose Firmino they are resigned to him jumping ship – but will play hardball in negotiations and encourage a bidding war from interested parties, including Inter Milan, Juventus and Atletico Madrid, [football] direct news can reveal.¬†Brendan Rogers is an admirer of the Brazilian and is confident of getting his man with the player preferring a move to the Premier League.