Alex Rosen: 'Roberto Firmino won't move to England'

Hoffenheim's Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino celebrates after striker Kevin Volland's goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match 1899 Hoffenheim vs FC Schalke 04 on November 3, 2012
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Hoffenheim general manager Alex Rosen insists that midfielder Roberto Firmino will not be moving to the Premier League during the summer.

Hoffenheim general manager Alex Rosen has dismissed reports that have linked midfielder Roberto Firmino with a move to England in the summer.

Chelsea and Liverpool are reportedly interested in the Brazilian, but Rosen has insisted that the Bundesliga outfit are not considering parting ways with the 22-year-old.

Rosen is quoted by Bild as saying: "The question does not arise for us or for the player. Roberto has renewed his contract, and he will not be leaving in the summer."

Firmino has scored 13 times in 26 appearances for Hoffenheim during the current campaign.

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