Jürgen Klopp calmed things down with Sadio Mané this Friday at a press conference. The Liverpool coach will discuss with the Senegalese who had snubbed him in anger after the victory of the Reds against Manchester United (2-4) in the Premier League.
Furious at being a replacement during the clash between Manchester United and Liverpool on Thursday, Sadio Mané refused to check Jürgen Klopp after the Reds’ victory (2-4) at Old Trafford. Questioned following the strong reaction of the Senegalese winger, the German coach did not wish to make matters worse.
“We must not make a story something bigger than what it is, said the technician this Friday to the press. Football is a game loaded with emotion and everyone expects us to We always controlled them. But it doesn’t always work that way. It happened to me as a player, it happened to other players when I was their coach. “
Klopp: “There will be nothing left and everything will be fine”
Fifth in the Premier League with three games to play, Liverpool remain in the race to finish in the top 4 and thus clinch a place in the Champions League next season. Jürgen Klopp is counting on Sadio Mané for the trip to West Bromwich Albion this Sunday (from 5.30 p.m. on RMC Sport 1) but will take the time to address his stroke before the duel against the Baggies.
“So far we haven’t really had a chance to talk about it, but we will and there will be nothing left and everything will be fine,” the Reds coach told reporters. Do we want that sort of thing to happen? No. But it’s not the first time in my life and I’m a little afraid to say it but it probably won’t be the last time. C ‘is like that. “
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A complicated season for Mané
Brilliant last season with Liverpool, Sadio Mané is experiencing a much more complicated 2021-2022 year. Not at best physically, the 29-year-old Senegalese even admitted to having trouble finding his best level. Half-hearted services that influence its statistics.
In 45 appearances in all competitions, the Senegalese international remains stuck at 14 goals and 7 assists. His excess of anger and frustration after the game against the Red Devils shows all the frustration of the champion. We understand better why Jürgen Klopp refuses to hold it against him too much.