Sadio Mane Finally Names His Favourite Team Amid Liverpool Exit Rumours

Sadio Mane Finally Names His Favourite Team Amid Liverpool Exit Rumours

  • Sadio Mane has been the subject of transfer speculation in recent weeks as he inches closer to Anfield exit
  • However, this has not stopped the star winger from discussing life outside the Merseyside club
  • The Africa Cup of Nations winner has now appeared to suggest that Marseille are his favourite team
  • Mane has previously not hidden his affection for the French club after he joked that they should consider signing him

Liverpool superstar Sadio Mane has finally named the team that he likes as he prepares to end his Anfield spell.

Mane has not hidden his desire to quit Liverpool this summer despite having a year left on his current deal with the Merseysiders.

Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park. Photo by Peter Byrne.
Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park. Photo by Peter Byrne.
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The Senegal international recently risked the wrath of Liverpool fans after he revealed that more than 70% of people in Senegal want him to dump the Reds.

While he has since backtracked on the remarks, Mane risks finding himself on the receiving end from the Liverpool fanbase once again after he named his favourite club.

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According to Daily Star, the former Southampton ace was asked to choose the club he supports among Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich.

"They are all not bad. You've got me in trouble with the Liverpool fans at the moment, but hey… My club? I am for Marseille," Mane is quoted to have said.

Sadio Mane sends Marseille a 'come get me' message

Incredibly, this is not the first time Mane has flirted with Marseille.

Back in February, the winger joked that the French giants should consider making a transfer move for his services.

"Marseille, make an effort, put in the money and I’ll come! You have to pay the transfer and I’ll come," he joked via The Mirror.

Mane had a short stint in France with Metz where he spent just a season before he joined RB Salzburg in 2012.

Sadio Mane sets record with Senegal

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported Sadio Mane has become Senegal's highest-scoring footballer following his starring role in his side's 3-1 over Benin.

The Liverpool forward netted a hat-trick during the AFCON qualifier clash to take his tally for Senegal to 32 goals.

The feat saw him leapfrog Henri Camara to become the country's top goalscorer in international football.

Source: Sports Brief News