Mane reveals how he feels about his mega Liverpool price tag
By Harvey Byrne
Sadio Mane joined Liverpool in a mega £34million move from Premier League rivals Southampton earlier this summer.
However, the wing wizard has revealed that the lofty price tag hasn’t affected him.
The former St Mary’s star got off to the perfect start to his Reds career on Sunday, as he scored a delightful solo effort at the Emirates in Liverpool’s 4-3 victory over Arsenal.
“I am very happy to be at Liverpool,” said Mane to the Liverpool Echo. “As for the transfer fee it’s not a thing that is in my head.
“The most important thing is to give everything and be the best on the pitch.
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“I am really happy to score my first Premier League goal for Liverpool. I hope I will continue to find pleasure and give pleasure on the pitch too.”
The Senegal international become the second most-expensive player in the club’s history when he moved from Southampton during the transfer window.
He falls between the names of Andy Carroll and Christian Benteke, who moved to the club in £35million and £32.5million deals respectively.
However, Liverpool fans and Mane himself will be hoping to the Senegalese winger has a more illustrious career at Anfield than the striking duo.
Mane attracted many suitors, including major rivals Manchester United after playing a key-role on the south coast.
He starred in 43 encounters, scoring 15 goals and providing nine assists, as he helped the Saints achieve a sixth placed finish and qualify for the new campaign’s Europa League.
In other Liverpool team news, Alberto Moreno is set to be axed for the Reds’ Premier League clash against Burnley.