Sadio Mane has welcomed Naby Keita’s return to fitness and says the midfielder can achieve “great things” with Liverpool. The Guinea international returned after a month out with a hamstring problem in Liverpool’s 2-0 victory against Fulham last weekend.
Meanwhile Sadio himself missed the 1-0 win at Huddersfield on recently with a hand injury but has now returned to training and should be back at the starting line up again.
keita’s injury interrupted the ex-RB Leipzig star’s progress, which had begun to slow down after an impressive pre-season with the club.
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But Mane, who knows Keita well from their time together at Red Bull Salzburg in 2014, has tipped the 23-year-old to stamp his influence on the Premier League soon. “I always said, I knew Naby since Red Bull Salzburg because we played together. He is a great player and also young; he still has a lot to learn and improve,” Mane told Premier League Productions. “When he came he surprised everyone but not me, because I know him. I’m sure he will do great things for us. Now he is back with the team and we are happy to have him. I’m looking forward to seeing him helping the team as he can.”