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Jurgen Klopp was on sabbatical when Firmino joined Liverpool in the summer of 2015 and has said no club consulted him over the Brazilian.
Germany's new deal will generate €4.64 billion for the nation's top two divisions.
Julian Nagelsmann is the youngest manager in the history of the Bundesliga.
Firmino is a 23-year-old Brazilian attacking midfielder who had seven goals and 10 assists in the Bundesliga last season.
Roger Bennett moved to the United States in 1996 and had to follow big Everton matches by telephone with his father holding the receiver up to the radio.