SADIO MANE urged Liverpool not to mention his African Nations Cup win out of respect for Mo Salah, according to reports.
When asked before about Mane after his victory in AfricaThe owner of Liverpool Jurgen Klopp “It means the world to him, it means the world to his people, it means the world to Senegal and we respect that very much,” said.
Klopp also hinted about Salah’s condition right after Egypt’s painful defeat at the hands of Senegal.
“He’s very frustrated, it’s a big thing,” said Klopp.
“Losing a final is always really hard, I can sing that song, but losing the way they did is especially hard.
“He’s happy to be back but also disappointed, massively.”
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He then went on to add: “Does Mo have more determination? I don’t think there’s much space for more determination in Mo’s mind.
“He will benefit from it and we will benefit from it.”
Both Mane and Salah were on the scoresheet as the Reds battled back from one goal to a 3-1 win over Norwich on Saturday afternoon.
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The result means Liverpool continue to raise their slim hopes of catching up with Manchester City and winning a second Premier League title in three seasons.
Next up for Klopp’s men is a home game against Leeds at Anfield on Wednesday.
Then, next Sunday, Liverpool have a chance to win their first silverware since the Prem title two years ago when they face Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final.
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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/football/premier-league/4726782/sadio-mane-liverpool-afcon-mo-salah/ Sadio Mane ‘asked Liverpool not to mention Senegal’s win over Afcon in first home game back’ out of respect for Mo Salah