Matt Le Tissier responds to Sadio Mane speculation


Southampton winger Sadio Mane has been linked with a move to Liverpool in the summer transfer window.

Sadio Mane scores the third goal for Southampton

Matt Le Tissier has suggested on social networking site Twitter that Liverpool will not be able to sign Sadio Mane from Southampton unless they pay £40 million.

Liverpool are interested in signing Mane from Southampton in the summer transfer window, according to BBC Sport.

It has been reported that the Reds are willing to pay as much as £30m as transfer fee in order to secure the services of the Senegal international winger. BBC Sport has claimed that the Saints are likely to want around £40m for Mane.

Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring the second goal for Southampton

Southampton legend Le Tissier has suggested on Twitter that unless the club’s demands are met, the 24-year-old will not move to Premier League rivals Liverpool this summer.


Mane scored 11 goals and created 41 chances in 37 Premier League matches for Southampton during the 2015-16 season.

The former Red Bull Salzburg winger had a pass accuracy of 81% and a shot accuracy of 52%, and won 26 headers, 77 dribbles and 39 tackles.

During the 2014-15 campaign, Mane scored 10 goals and created 40 chances in 30 Premier League matches for Southampton.

Former football player Matt Le Tissier during the Pro-Am

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