If it is not Barcelona sniffing around Liverpool’s players, then it is their rivals Real Madrid.
Zinedine Zidane, of course, was named as the La Liga giants’ new coach after initially leaving the club last summer, and that could be bad news for a certain Merseyside club as the Frenchman eyes a Bernabeu overhaul.
According to the Daily Mail, Zidane, who is said to be an admirer of Sadio Mane, could now move for the Liverpool winger when the transfer window opens in what would be a huge blow for Jurgen Klopp.
All things considered, though, it is way too early for Liverpool supporters to be panicking — if they even are.
The English outlet also reports that Chelsea’s star man Eden Hazard is, unsurprisingly, Real Madrid’s No.1 target, news which should ease any fears the Anfield faithful currently have.
Hazard’s contract is up next summer and the 28-year-old has made it clear on numerous occasions that playing for the European champions is a dream of his (via Goal).
Meanwhile, Liverpool remain in a much stronger bargaining position than Chelsea when it comes to one of their prized assets with Mane only recently putting pen to paper on a new contract.
Based on that, if there is any Premier League player heading to Real Madrid in the next transfer window, then it is Hazard, not Mane.
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