Real Madrid are interested in signing Sadio Mane in the summer, and have made contact with his representatives, according to Le 10 Sport.
Who would you rather leave Liverpool?
The Senegalese forward has excelled since his move to Anfield from Southampton, becoming one of the world’s premier players.
He’s scored 14 goals and registered 11 assists in 27 appearances this season, and was a crucial part of their Champions League-winning campaign.
This form led to a fourth-placed finish in the Ballon d’Or, and Mane’s valuation soaring to around €150 million on TransferMarkt.
Madrid’s interest comes as no surprise, as they’ve scored 14 goals fewer than title rivals Barcelona in their 18 league games this season.
Manager Jurgen Klopp will be reluctant to lose one of his key players, especially one who has formed a devastating front three alongside Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah. Indeed, the former Southampton man is also averaging as many key passes as any one in the squad other than Trent Alexander-Arnold, showing his worth in overall attacking play.
Liverpool fans weren’t best pleased to hear the news that one of the world’s biggest clubs were coming in for one of their players, here’s how some of them reacted:
Won’t happen it’s a massive step back in his career that
— keith mcbride (@gentle_bob) January 1, 2020
😂😂😂 keep dreaming
— Ismail Zayn (@stormymael) January 1, 2020
He is going no where
— Abdullahi Abdi Hzn (@HznCabdalla) January 1, 2020
No less than £250 mill
— BozleyRafa (@BozleyR) January 1, 2020
Utter nonsense … this would be a big step down for Sadio
— Anfield Intensity (@AnfieldIntensi1) January 1, 2020
Gone are the days when Liverpool use to sell their star Men. Where were they when mane was in Southampton. Mane is not for sell until 2026. If they can wait till den then its fine.
— KingsMen (@KingsleyUsing) January 1, 2020
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