Liverpool ahead Sadio Mane will reveal his future plans solely after Saturday’s Champions League last towards Actual Madrid, the Senegal worldwide mentioned on Thursday.
Mane, who joined Liverpool in 2016 and has scored greater than 120 objectives for the Premier League membership, was contemplating leaving Jurgen Klopp’s facet searching for a brand new problem, British media reported.
“This query I’ll reply after Champions League (last), if I’m staying or not,” Mane, who has one 12 months remaining on his contract, advised Sky Sports activities.
“What I need to say now could be I’m totally centered on the Champions League and profitable it, which is way extra essential for me and the Liverpool followers.
“That’s the reply I need to give earlier than the ultimate. However come again to me on Saturday and I will provide you with the very best reply you need to hear, for certain. It’s particular. I will provide you with all you need to hear then.”
The 30-year-old underlined his full dedication to Liverpool for the ultimate, which is a rematch of the 2018 title decider gained 3-1 by Actual Madrid in Kyiv.
“I’ll do the whole lot completely attainable to win the sport for Liverpool,” Mane mentioned.
“I believe all of us forgot about what occurred in 2018. For certain Actual Madrid had been the higher workforce then and deserved to win the sport, however it’s going to be a distinct recreation.”
Mane is among the many favourites for this season’s Ballon d’Or after main Senegal to victory within the Africa Cup of Nations and profitable the League Cup and FA Cup titles with Liverpool.
He mentioned he could be delighted to turn out to be the primary African to win the prize since Liberia’s George Weah in 1995.
Requested whether or not he thought African gamers had been ignored within the voting course of, Mane mentioned: “It’s true, which is unhappy.
“This cup, the Africa Cup of Nations, is the most important trophy I’ve gained in my life. For me it could be much more particular to have one other bonus which is the Ballon d’Or, and I might be the happiest participant on this planet.”
The nominees will likely be introduced on Aug. 12 and the winner declared on Oct. 17.