Sadio Mane has proven a prime perspective when talking about Luis Diaz‘s arrival at Liverpool.
Signed for an preliminary £37.5 million in January, Diaz’s signing naturally led to questions over Mane’s longer-term future at Anfield, particularly with the Senegalese out of contract in 16 months’ time.
Diaz is 4 years Mane’s junior and performs in the identical place on the left of the assault. It looks like a pure line of succession, ultimately.
However for now, Mane says that he sees the Colombian’s arrival for the advantages it’ll carry them each individually and Liverpool as an entire.
“I don’t see it as competitors,” he told CBS Sports activities this week. “I see it as making one another higher gamers.
“If you wish to be an incredible workforce you want these sorts of gamers. We’re actually pleased to have these sorts of gamers and for certain, we’re going to win and Liverpool will win from it.
Mane additionally expects that Jurgen Klopp might be key to holding them each pleased, pointing to the additional competitors for locations:
“I believe everybody is aware of Klopp is a superb supervisor. He’s used to this case, ensuring everyone seems to be pleased, and for certain he’ll maintain doing the identical.”
And on his early interactions with Diaz, Mane stated: “I’ve spent two, three days with him and he’s a really, very good man.
“For certain he’ll do nice for Liverpool as a result of he’s so, so proficient and he’s very humble. A really hard-working participant.”
Talking forward of the Reds’ journey to Milan this week, Klopp himself said that he has “a superb feeling it is going to be a very nice story with Luis at Liverpool.
“After I see him coaching, he can’t cease smiling – I’ve by no means had a participant like this, it’s loopy!
“We’re so, so pleased to have him right here, it’s completely nice. We anticipate lots from him sooner or later. Now already, however sooner or later as properly.”