Arsenal’s record goalscorer, Thierry Henry, has backed Sadio Mane to emerge as one of the best players in the league this season.
According to a quote published on the official site, Henry urged fans to look beyond big-name players like Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
“There are all the usual suspects like Pogba and Ibrahimovic,” said the Frenchman.
“But the outsider for me who I think will have a good season is Sadio Mane at Liverpool.
“I want to see how he is going to do and with the way Liverpool play, I think he could have a very good season and be a crowd favourite.”
Mane was signed from Southampton earlier this summer in a deal reported to be worth around £34 million.
He scored his first goal of the pre-season in our 4-0 drubbing of Barcelona at the weekend.
It’s widely thought he’ll be named in the side for the season opener against Henry’s former club Arsenal at the weekend.
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