Sadio Mane happy to play anywhere for Liverpool

Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring their first goal

The forward joined in a big money move from Southampton this summer.

Liverpool's Sadio Mane warms up before the matchLiverpool's Sadio Mane warms up before the match

Liverpool winger Sadio Mane has told the club’s official website he is happy to play anywhere for the team.

The forward is one of seven new signings at the club this summer as Jurgen Klopp has overhauled his squad.

They paid big money for his services, with Southampton pocketing nearly £40 million from the Senegal international.

Liverpool's Sadio Mane in action with Barcelona's Juan CamaraLiverpool's Sadio Mane in action with Barcelona's Juan Camara

That price tag shows the Reds believe he is the man who can help them push for a top four place and beyond.

He is expected to be a winger in Klopp’s side, and has featured there in pre-season so far, but he says he is willing to play anywhere for the team.

“I’m happy when I’m helping the team, not only on the right,” he told the club’s official website.

“I’m here for the team, I’ll be here for the team always. For me, where I play isn’t important. What’s important is the team. Hopefully we’re going to be successful.”

Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring their first goalLiverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring their first goal

It now remains to be seen if Mane proves to be a good signing for Liverpool this season.

There is huge pressure on his shoulders to do so, with that big price tag meaning fans and pundits alike are insisting on star performances week in, week out.

He has so far shone in pre-season, especially in that scintillating win over Barcelona, and should he continue on that track, not many will be talking of his price tag come the end of the season.

Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring their first goalLiverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring their first goal

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