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05th Apr 2017

Liverpool fans react to terrible news about Sadio Mane’s injury

Awful news.


 Poor fella.

The news that Liverpool fans were fearing the most has come to pass. Sadio Mane is such a pivotal player for Jurgen Klopp’s men for a plethora of reasons. He acts as the talisman and the focal point to their attack. He strikes fear into the opposition defence, and stops them from playing a high line. He defends from the front, and epitomises the ‘gegenpress’ philosophy.

Alas the signs were not good when the Senegalese superstar went down after a challenge from Leighton Baines during Saturday’s Merseyside derby victory over Everton. On Tuesday, Jurgen Klopp explained that the club were still waiting for swelling on the knee to reduce in order for a scan to be carried out.

Now it transpires that the player will not play again this season, and will require surgery on his knee for ligament damage. As you can imagine, the news has not gone down well amongst Liverpool supporters, and seriously dents the Anfield side’s Champions League qualification hopes…