Ten things you didn’t know about Sadio Mane
Liverpool are flying high at the top of the Premier League, as is their £34million summer signing Sadio Mane.
The former Southampton man was the star of the show as the Reds thrashed a hapless Watford 6-1 at the weekend, scoring two goals and running the Hornets’ defence ragged all afternoon.
Many questioned the huge price tag Liverpool paid for the Senegal international, but with six goals and two assists in his new colours already this year, he is proving to be worth every penny.
Somewhat of a rags-to-riches success story already, having started his youth career Senegalese football academy Académie Génération Foot, Mane is going from strength to strength – flourishing under Jurgen Klopp and alongside Liverpool stars Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho.
BBC Pundit Garth Crooks went as far to say that, given his current form and continual improvement, the former Salzburg forward could go on to emulate the great Luis Suarez at Anfield.
Now while we will reserve judgement on that for now, it is quite a compliment nevertheless.
Here are 10 things you may not know about Liverpool’s man of the moment…