Sadio Mane delivers verdict ahead of Liverpool v Leicester clash
By Dominic Toner
Sadio Mane believes that Liverpool must approach the Leicester game in the same way they did against Tottenham.
The Reds face the Foxes on Monday night at the King Power Stadium and will be hoping to keep their top four aspirations alive.
The Merseyside club have not featured since the 11 February and Jurgen Klopp has been able to rest his squad.
They managed a 2-0 home victory against top four rivals Spurs in their last game and appeared to be back to their best.
Mane, who scored the two winnings goals against Spurs, claims they need to appraoch the Leicester match with the same attitude.
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“But re-finding our form against Tottenham and the way we did it, we thought ‘we’re back now and we’ve got to maintain this’,” Mane said, as quoted by the club’s official website. “We have to play the match against Leicester with the same attitude.”
Mane’s return from the Africa Cup of Nations has been a big boost to the Merseyside club and they will now hope to start putting a winning run together.
Liverpool have struggled so far during 2017, but will be hoping that the Spurs victory can be the turning point.
Meanwhile, Leicester are currently just one point above the relegation zone and play Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Claudio Ranieri’s side are extremely low on confidence and Liverpool will be hoping to exploit that.
In other Liverpool news, Dietmar Hamann has shared a Twitter message about the club’s state.