Paper Talk: Mane in clear promise to Liverpool over Real Madrid

Date published: Wednesday 11th September 2019 8:27 - James Marshment

Sadio Mane has vowed to make good on a promise on his future to Liverpool, while Chelsea will spend £35m on a new right-back in January amid claims their transfer ban is to be imminently lifted, according to Wednesday’s papers.



Sadio Mane has told suitors Real Madrid they are wasting their time trying to poach him away from Liverpool.

The Senegal forward often finds himself linked with a move to the LaLiga giants and it was no surprise to see his name mentioned again as a potential big-money target for Zinedine Zidane this summer.

However, in an interview with Complex, and as picked up by the Daily Express and Daily Mirror, the 27-year-old has gone to great lengths to underline his happiness at Anfield.

“To be honest, I’m really happy to be a part of the club, the family here,” the 27-year-old attacker said.

“We have the best fans in the world here, so I’m always so thankful for the support.

“It’s not just great for me too – it gives the whole squad more motivation to perform. It keeps us hungry to get better and better together…I really struggle to describe how happy I am to be here.”

Mane, who also spoke about what his big dream is for Liverpool, hopes this is the season that Liverpool can finally end their wait for Premier League title glory.

“It’s very early to say of course, but our target, as everyone knows, is to win the league this season. We’re targeting the Champions League as well,” Mane added.

“From a young age, it’s been my dream to win these kind of trophies.

“I’m in a good stage of my career for sure, and I feel the whole squad is thinking the exact same right now.

“I’m trying to keep up my consistency now, and just work hard to keep up the high levels expected of us.”


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