Sadio Mane has backed Liverpool team-mate Naby Keita to take the Premier League by storm once he conquers his injury problems.
Keita hasn't kicked a ball for the Reds since May due to an adductor problem which resulted in him missing the Champions League final win over Tottenham in June.
The Guinea international, a £52 million signing by Liverpool, then suffered a hip problem during the Africa Cup of Nations and has been sidelined since.
The former Leipzig and Salzburg star - who played with Mane in Austria - endured a poor first half of last season following the big-money move, but slowly and surely began to establish himself in Jurgen Klopp's side.
And his fellow African star is in no doubt that Keita will be a big hit at Anfield once he's fit enough.
He told Complex: "He’s such a great player, so I think everyone will see once he gets over his injures how important he will be for this club. I have no doubts about him!"
Keita might have a difficult time getting into Klopp's best XI.
For the first time in his Liverpool career, Keita has Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - who was injured for virtually the whole 2018-19 campaign - as competition for a midfield spot, and the former Arsenal man himself is a squad player as things stand, so the Guinea star has work to do.
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