Sadio Mané taking long route to the top with Liverpool reaping rewards


The striker’s agent says that Mané is aiming to become Africa’s best player and he will not just follow the money, instead focusing on steady improvement

There were more than a few eyebrows raised on Merseyside at the end of June when Liverpool agreed to pay £34m for a player who had only two years remaining on his contract at Southampton. Eight months on, such is the impact made by Sadio Mané that any dissenting voices are not so easy to find these days.

The 24-year-old’s two goals in the space of 138 seconds against Tottenham Hotspur in the last round of Premier League matches not only finally ended a barren run of five Premier League games without victory for Jürgen Klopp’s side but also confirmed that Mané has easily surpassed Luis Suárez’s record from his first 21 matches for Liverpool. While the Uruguay striker found the net eight times and provided three assists in that period after signing from Ajax in 2011, his successor has already managed 11 goals and four assists in his first season at Anfield.

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Source: Football News
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