Sadio Mane teases return to action against Norwich City
Liverpool winger Sadio Mane has hinted at his return to fitness following the injury sustained against Wolverhampton Wanderers. (h/t Liverpool Echo)
The Senegalese star was forced off injured at the Molineux and missed the subsequent victories against West Ham United and Southampton.
Mane’s actions back up the assessment given to the media by Jurgen Klopp. The Liverpool manager had stated that he expects the player to miss the matches leading up to the winter break. (h/t Liverpool Echo)
Mane has been in excellent form for Liverpool this season. The 27-year-old has scored 15 goals and seven assists in 31 appearances for the Reds.
The striker has teased a return to fitness through an Instagram post. Mane looked to be in good spirits as he posed with Dejan Lovren for the picture. The winter break has come at an opportune time for the player, allowing him to recover from his ordeal.
The Senegalese has popped up with crucial goals this season including the brace against Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup and the clincher against Manchester City at Anfield.
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Liverpool are currently 22 points clear at the top of the table. The return of Mane will come at the ideal position as the Reds as they look to wrap up the title in record time.
Mane is currently Liverpool’s second-highest goalscorer this season. He shared the English Premier League golden boot with teammate Mohamed Salah last season.