Sadio Mane 'very happy' at Liverpool amid Real Madrid links

Rex Christensen
June 14, 2018

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane insists he remains happy at Anfield but has refused to rule out a move to Real Madrid in the future.

But the Senegal worldwide, in Russian Federation readying for his team's June 19 opener against Poland, said his immediate future lies at Anfield.

"I am very happy in Liverpool and my contract will last for three more years", the 26-year-old, a former Red Bull Salzburg player, told Austrian newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten. "I want to win trophies, especially the Champions League".

But discussing the prospect of being the Lions of Teranga's "superstar", Mane showcased a humility that will be familiar to Liverpool supporters.

Mané has more pressing matters on his mind right now, starting with Senegal's World Cup campaign which gets underway next Tuesday against Poland.

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'I feel no pressure.

Liverpool launched their "deep violet" away kit on Thursday and defender Virgil van Dijk said: "We have the best travelling support in football and I'm excited to run out in front of our fans wearing this strip".

Mane struck 20 goals and laid on nine assists in all competitions last season and enters the World Cup as the undisputed star of the Senegalese team who will be hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the competition.

In Japan and South Korea they reached the quarter-finals having surprised France to win the opening game of the tournament, but lost out of a semi-final place after losing to Turkey.

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