Ex- Liverpool player Charlie Adam has represented Sadio Mane as the “main key player” for the Merseyside outfit.
The 27-year-old had an outstanding year in 2019 by winning the Champions League, finishing joint-top scorer within the Premier League, leading Senegal to the final of the Africa Cup of nations, polling fourth at the Ballon d’Or and ultimately winning the Caf African Player of the Year award.
His latest accomplishment has been usually seen as well merited from all quarters of the soccer world.
“He’s perpetually out there to play, he’s perpetually scoring goals and smart assists, he’s a key player for them [Liverpool]. i feel he most likely would be their main key player,” Adam aforesaid on Sky Sports.
“The manner he sets the tone, standard, the pressing. he’s the one that sets the marker for him. He’s simply taken his game to a special level since being there.
“He is fantastic. That left side he plays, his movement is unbelievable. He scares defenders. His work-rate, enthusiasm is second to none.”
Mane, meanwhile, had tendered an apology for not traveling to his home country once bagging his historic award in Egypt, citing issues beyond his powers as the reason and guarantees to return back.
“It was my plan to initial fly to Senegal to thank the individuals of my country and acknowledge them for everything they have given me on my journey…I am frustrated i was unable to come home to say thanks because of some issues beyond our control,” he told the club web site.
“So, i will come to Senegal as shortly as possible because it’s one thing very important to me – i will always remember what everyone did on behalf of me, everyone who believed in me and everyone who gave me the chance to play soccer.”
The former Southampton man will currently flip his attention to Premier League matters once Liverpool visit North London to tackle
Tottenham Hotspur on Sat evening.