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Sadio Mane makes Liverpool quadruple promise after bossing Man City in FA Cup semi

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Divock Origi, Liverpool celeb during Champions League game v AC Milan at San Siro

Sadio Mane believes Liverpool have the squad to win an unprecedented quadruple, even though he admits there is still plenty of work to be done.

The Senegal international was deservedly named man of the match in the FA Cup semi-final win over Manchester City, not only for his two goals in the game but for an all-round performance which was one of his best for the club.

Victory kept alive the dream of winning all four trophies this season, with the Carabao Cup already in the bag, an FA Cup final appearance secured, a Champions League last-four tie against Villarreal to come and only a one-point deficit to make up in the title race on Pep Guardiola’s side.

“I think it would be early to talk about winning four trophies, but for sure I think we have to fight for it because we have the team to fight for it and we will do everything possible to go for it,” said Mane.

Following a couple of 2-2 draws in the league, Liverpool finally got the better of their main rivals after a pulsating first half at Wembley blew away their opponents , who were 3-0 down at the break.

City eventually pulled it back to 3-2 but left it too late to force an equaliser.

Liverpool working on being the best

However, the manner of their comeback and their continued excellence in the Premier League means Mane believes they remain the team to beat.

“We knew it would be a very tough game because Man City, if I don’t say the best team in the world then for sure they are one of the best and we have to respect them,” he added.

“Of course City are the best team in the world. Liverpool want to be the best team in the world, so we are working for it.

“We will see if we are going to be the best team or not, but we will go for it.”

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