Former Chelsea and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was one of the analysts working with Sky Sports this Sunday.
The Special One had a lot to talk about as Everton won 3-2 against Wolves and Arsenal drew 2-2 against Tottenham Hotspur in the season’s first north London derby.
The Portuguese touched upon the role that Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino plays in Jurgen Klopp’s system and how Arsenal could learn from it considering the trident they are trying to form with Lacazette, Aubameyang and Pepe.
Roberto Firmino is not the traditional Brazil forward; he does have touches of flamboyance and superb vision but he melds that with an incredible work rate and an appetite for tackling back and retrieving possession.
He sets the tone for the high-tempo, high press manager Jurgen Klopp demands and probably more than any other player in the squad is irreplaceable because of his unique characteristics.
Firmino is also not goal-shy, with his strike in the 3-0 win at Burnley – having pressured Ben Mee into making a mistake for the second goal which he set up – making him the first Brazilian to 50 Premier League goals.
And for anyone doubting his talents, here is one of the most successful managers in the game explaining his role –