ICYMI: Mane Joins Liverpool From Southampton

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Sadio Mane Reveals He Rejected Manchester United

Liverpool have completed and announced the signing of Sadio Mane from Southampton. The midfielder who cost the Kop £30 million, signed a five-year contract.

The 24-year-old is the fourth signing under Klopp. Following the acquisition of Karius, Grujic and Matip.

Manchester United twice tried to sign Mane over the past year but Southampton rejected their efforts.

On the move, the player said: “Today is a big day and I am very happy to sign for one of the biggest clubs in Europe.

“It’s a club that has won a lot of trophies and has a big history.

“Now I am looking forward to meeting all the staff and my teammates and starting the season.

“I knew Liverpool were interested in me, I had some [other] opportunities, but I think for me this is the right club, the right coach and the right moment to change.

“I am very happy to be a part of Liverpool Football Club.

“He [Klopp] said he wanted me to come to play for Liverpool. I didn’t even have to ask myself, I said straight away ‘yes, I am interested’ because I know Liverpool.

“I am convinced Liverpool are the right club for me with the right coach.”

The Generation Foot academy graduate becomes the fifth player to to swap St Mary’s Stadium for Anfield in the past three seasons for a combined cost of £92m, following Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and Nathaniel Clyne.

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