Sadio Mane caught the eye of the Premier League’s elite when he was at Southampton and then Man United boss Louis van Gaal made it his personal mission to snap him up
Louis van Gaal has confirmed Manchester United were very much in the market for Sadio Mane when he was in charge of the club after the Bayern Munich star admitted he was once close to signing for the Red Devils.
Mane caught the eye of the Premier League’s elite when he was at Southampton and then United boss Van Gaal made it his personal mission to snap up the Senegal international.
But a Jurgen Klopp phone call made at just the right time saw Mane have an eleventh-hour change of heart and snub the Red Devils in favour of their bitter rivals Liverpool.
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