Jamie Carragher has paid tribute to Sadio Mane forward of his £35.1 million switch to Bayern Munich, naming the Senegal ahead as his “favorite Liverpool participant.”
Mane is due in Germany subsequent week to endure a medical, after Liverpool and Bayern agreed a deal value as much as £35.1 million on Friday.
The 30-year-old will depart Anfield after six years, signing a three-year contract with the Bundesliga champions, and can deliver with him six medals from his time with the Reds.
He’s broadly thought to be the catalyst for Liverpool’s rise underneath Jurgen Klopp, having been the supervisor’s first main signing and gone on to attain 120 and help 38 in 269 video games for the membership.
Since his arrival from Southampton in 2016, no Liverpool participant has clocked extra minutes underneath Klopp than Mane (21,683, or 80.1 of each 90 minutes), and it’s this world-class consistency that endeared him to Carragher.
My favorite @LFC participant of this period, Sadio Mane lastly departs ? low upkeep excessive efficiency & by no means injured! Trophies & objectives galore, a real Liverpool Legend. Thanks Sadio ?? https://t.co/X2XrPGEFaX
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) June 17, 2022
Reacting to the information of the Senegalese’s imminent departure on Twitter, Carragher hailed a “low upkeep, excessive efficiency” legend.
“My favorite Liverpool participant of this period, Sadio Mane lastly departs,” he wrote, accompanied by a crying emoji.
“Low upkeep, excessive efficiency and by no means injured! Trophies and objectives galore.
“A real Liverpool legend. Thanks, Sadio.”
It’s this low-maintenance persona that made Mane such a useful participant for Klopp, in a position to thrive in a wide range of positions whereas usually sacrificing himself for the workforce.
Liverpool will undoubtedly miss that relentlessness and his ridiculous finish product, with Mane averaging a purpose each 181 minutes over his 269 video games and a purpose or help each 129 minutes.