Sadio Mane could help Liverpool complete third summer signing – report

Sadio Mane could help Liverpool secure a deal to sign Naby Keita this summer, say reports

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Sadio Mane could play a role in convincing Naby Keita to sign for Liverpool this summer, according to reports in Germany.

German newspaper Bild, as quoted by the Daily Express, is claiming that the Reds are interested in signing the 22-year-old midfielder but have not yet submitted an official offer to RB Leipzig.

Keita has been heavily linked with a move to Anfield in recent days as Jurgen Klopp thinks about bolstering his midfield options ahead of next season.

And the report claims that Mane, being a close friend of Keita, could help to convince him that a move to Anfield would be a good decision this summer.

However, the same story suggests that a move for Liverpool to sign Keita is proving tricky because the Bundesliga club are keen to keep hold of the Guinea international beyond this summer.

But Keita’s strong relationship with Mane could prove a significant factor in helping to convince the player himself that a move to Merseyside would be wise.

Liverpool have been linked with a host of players this summer but have so far only completed deals for Dominic Solanke and Mohamed Salah.

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