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One of Liverpool’s best ever gamers: Jurgen Klopp hails Sadio Mane as a modern-day icon of the membership

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Sadio Mane scored 120 targets in 269 video games in all competitions throughout his time at Anfield. He helped Liverpool win the Champions League in 2019 and the Premier League title in 2020.

Jurgen Klopp calls Sadio Mane as a modern-day Liverpool icon. (Courtesy: Reuters)

HIGHLIGHTSSadio Mane joined Bayern Munich on a three-year contractSadio Mane helped Liverpool win Champions League in 2019Sadio Mane scored 120 targets in 269 video games for Liverpool

Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp hailed Sadio Mane as a modern-day icon and added that the Senegalese is without doubt one of the best gamers of the Premier League membership.

Mane joined Bayern Munich on a three-year contract after six seasons with Liverpool, the Bundesliga champions confirmed the much-anticipated signing on Wednesday (June 22).

Reflecting on Mane’s influence at Anfield, Klopp advised Liverpoolfc.com: “It’s a big moment. There is no point in anyone trying to pretend otherwise. One of Liverpool’s greatest ever players is leaving and we must acknowledge how significant this is.

“He leaves with our gratitude and our love. He leaves along with his standing among the many greats assured. And, sure, he leaves in a second the place he is without doubt one of the greatest gamers in world soccer. But we should not dwell on what we now lose, as a substitute have fun what we have been privileged to have. The targets he scored, the trophies he received; a legend, for positive, but additionally a modern-day Liverpool icon.

Klopp added: “I respect completely his decision and I’m sure our supporters do also. If you love LFC, you have to love Sadio non-negotiable. It is possible to do this while accepting our loss is Bayern’s gain. We wish him nothing but success in every match he plays in, unless, of course, it’s against us. His star will continue to rise, I have no doubts.”

Mane left Liverpool after serving to the aspect to achieve Champions League glory in 2019 and the Premier League title in 2020. He received the Club World Cup (2019), FA Cup (2022) and Carabao Cup (2022) with Liverpool. He scored 120 targets in 269 video games in all competitions throughout his time at Anfield.

Liverpool have signed Darwin Nunez from Benfica for a charge price upto 100 million euros. The 22-year-old Uruguayan Nunez will exchange Mane at Anfield. Mohamed Salah will stay with Liverpool for no less than yet another season. The membership has additionally signed Fabio Carvalho and Calvin Ramsay.