Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has reiterated that Liverpool won’t be the same team after selling Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich.
Last season, only Heung-min Son, Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Kane scored more than Mane’s 16 Premier League goals, with the new Bayern Munich signing showing little of slowing down.
Speaking during Chelsea’s tour of the US, Mendy said of his Senegal captain: “I think it is a big loss for the Premier League in terms of quality and in terms of the person.
“We’ve lost someone great and I hope for him he will enjoy the Bundesliga.
“He’s also a big loss [to Liverpool] because of his quality, the impact he makes and also because, for the young players, he’s an example. When you lose someone like this it can have a huge impact.”
Style of play
Mané was described as a complete player who plays with ‘high levels of intensity and concentration’ by Liverpool teammate Fabinho. Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher called Mané a “world-class winger”, comparing him to the likes of former Liverpool player John Barnes.
He was compared to Cristiano Ronaldo by former Ajax defender Danny Blind, who praised him for his ability to score with either foot and headers, along with making “astonishing” sprintsCopyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.