Sadio Mane reacts to supposed Real Madrid move

News By: Linus Onyeze | 14/06/2018

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Sadio Mane has insisted he is happy at Liverpool after speculation linked him with a move to Real Madrid.

Reports had claimed he had agreed personal terms with Real Madrid before Zinedine Zidane left the club, and he scored in last month's Champions League defeat by the Spanish.

But Mane, preparing for the start of the World Cup in Russia, insists he feels at home 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.

“But you never know what will happen in the future. I want to win trophies, especially the Champions League.”

Mane said it was tough to put the heartbreaking final defeat behind him but he has now turned his focus to Senegal's tournament in Russia.

“To be honest, this defeat was not easy to put away. The whole club worked hard for this Champions League title, but Real Madrid were the better team that day,” he added.

“We lost to the best team in the world. The defeat is ticked off. Now it is time to play with Senegal (and have) a good and successful World Cup. That's my whole focus.”