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Official: Sadio Mane leaves Southampton for Liverpool

Liverpool have announced the signing of Sadio Mane from Southampton on a long-term deal.

The Reds are believed to have spent in the region of £30m on Mane’s signature as manager Jurgen Kloppstrengthens his attacking options.

The 24-year-old Senegal international, who was previously linked to Manchester United, has closed the door on a two-year spell with the Saints.

“Today is a big day and I am very happy to sign for one of the biggest clubs in Europe,” Mane told Liverpool’s official website. “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.”

Mane arrives at Anfield having scored 25 goals in 75 appearances for Southampton in all competitions, and becomes the fifth player from the coastal club to move to Merseyside in the last two years.

The winger, who previously played for Metz and Red Bull Salzburg, is Klopp’s fourth signing since taking over at Liverpool following the arrivals of Marko Grujic, Joel Matip and Loris Karius.

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Mane will wear the number 19 shirt.

ajike

Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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