Mane speaks on leaving Liverpool for Real Madrid

Sadio Mane insists he is happy at Liverpool following Real Madrid speculation

Sadio Mane addresses Liverpool future following claims of Real Madrid move

In the aftermath, a report suggested Mane had agreed a deal in principle to move to the Santiago Bernabeu, before Zinedine Zidane's shock resignation as manager.

Mane did add the usual caveat that "you never know what will happen in the future", though this should not be confused as a hint over a possible move.

Mane levelled the scores for Liverpool in the Champions League final but could not prevent his side slipping to a 3-1 defeat to Madrid in Kiev. To be honest. I am very happy to play this tournament together with my team. In two seasons under Klopp, Mane has made 73 appearances and scored 33 goals in all competitions.

Alongside Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino, the African star has become one of the most sought-after attackers in Europe, which has prompted interest from Los Blancos. In the interview, Sadio Mane said that he is happy with the Reds at the moment.

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He struggled for form during England's dismal Euro 2016 campaign when they were knocked out by Iceland in the Round of 16. England manager Gareth Southgate wants his players to play with flair at the World Cup and entertain the nation.

"I am very happy in Liverpool and my contract will last for three more years", Mane told Austrian newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten.

And with Madrid about to undergo a transition period as Julen Lopetegui takes over from Zinedine Zidane, staying put seems like the best option for the Senegal worldwide.

"I also do not see myself as a superstar, but as part of a team that wants to achieve a lot in the World Cup".

Real Madrid is said to be interested in the Senegal International. Now it is time to play with Senegal a good and successful World Cup.

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