Sadio Mane has surprisingly welcomed the appearance of Luis Diaz at Liverpool, regardless of the January signing playing similarly situated as him.
Diaz joined Liverpool from Porto last month for an underlying expense of £37.5million, which could ascend by a further £12.5m with add – ons.
He has effectively intrigued, getting a help on his introduction in the 3-1 win against Cardiff City in the FA Cup and going near scoring on a couple of minutes in the 2-0 win over Leicester City.
The 25-year-old forward played all of his football for Porto this season from the left-hand side of assault – a similar position Mane works in for Liverpool.
Mane recovered his spot straight away in the 1-0 win against Burnley on Sunday in the wake of getting back from his fruitful mission at the Africa Cup of Nations with Senegal and is more than happy to have the option to call Diaz a colleague.
“Luis is an extraordinary player. Whenever he came, I hadn’t arrived, I was at AFCON and I watched two rounds of him,” he told CBS Sports .
“”Be that as it may, previously, he used to play for Porto and we generally confronted one another, so I realize how great he is. He’s an extraordinary player. I’ve presently burned through two, three days with him and he’s an extremely, pleasant person.
“Without a doubt Luis Diaz will do extraordinary for Liverpool since he’s along these lines, so skilled and he’s full of great techniques . An exceptionally diligent player.”
Having not been utilized in the first eleven at Burnley, Diaz will be competing for a spot in Jurgen Klopp’s group to confront Inter Milan in the Champions League this evening.
Liverpool travel to Milan in fabulous structure, having dominated their last six matches in all contests and Mane accepts Diaz’s expansion features their squad strength.
“I don’t accept it as rivalry,” he said. “I accept it as making each other better players for Liverpool football club. To be an incredible group you really want these sorts of players.