Sadio Mane says he already feels at home at Liverpool

Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring their first goal

The Senegalese star shone in the Reds' 4-3 defeat of Arsenal on Sunday.

Liverpool's Sadio Mane in actionLiverpool's Sadio Mane in action

Sadio Mane has told Liverpool's official website of his delight to be at the club, saying he already feels at home at Anfield.

The summer signing from Southampton has produced a number of eye-catching performances, including a superstar role in the pre-season 4-0 thrashing of Barcelona.

Mane then struck a fantastic goal in the Reds' thrilling 4-3 Premier League win over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday after a brilliant run of solo play.

Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their fourth goal with manager Juergen Klopp, Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and teammatesLiverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their fourth goal with manager Juergen Klopp, Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and teammates

The 24-year-old has pinpointed the atmosphere in the dressing room as a key factor behind his settling very quickly, and the influence of manager Jurgen Klopp during his first few weeks at Anfield.

“I'm very happy to be here. We're trying to work on the pitch and in training by listening to the coach," he told Liverpool's official website.

“I'm very pleased because everything is going well. There's a very good team spirit and the coach is trying to help us give our best. I think this is important.

“I'm close with everyone. I'm just trying to give what I can. I'm impressed by them because we have a great team with big quality.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates with Sadio Mane after the matchLiverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates with Sadio Mane after the match

“Now we have to do it as a team and I think [if we do that] everything is going to go well for us and we'll be successful.”

The Senegal international also commended the quality within his new team, as he looks forward to holding down a spot in Klopp's starting 11 amongst some strong competition for places.

“We have great quality in the team and this is good for us. It's normal that if you have very good players in the team then it's good for everybody,” he added.

“With the competition, it's normal, you have to do it, and we try to help each other - it's normal and makes the team stronger. Everybody enjoys it, everybody's happy with it. I think everything will be good for us.”

Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their fourth goal with manager Juergen Klopp and teammatesLiverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their fourth goal with manager Juergen Klopp and teammates

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