Sadio Mane gives stance on Liverpool missing out on Premier League due to coronavirus

Sadio Mane has revealed he would accept the decision for Liverpool to miss out on their first Premier League title due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Reds are currently 25 points clear at the top of the Premier League. Games will not return until April 30 at the very earliest due to the coronavirus outbreak.

It’s expected Premier League matches will return in the summer, however, there is doubt whether the season can be completed.

If the campaign is declared null and void, Liverpool will miss out on their first Premier League title.

And Mane has revealed he will accept the decision, however, Liverpool will bounce back and win it next season.

He said: “I love my job and I love football, I want to win on the pitch.

“I want to win the games and I want to get the trophy, it’s what I would love.

“But with this situation, whatever happens I will understand.

“It has been difficult for Liverpool, but it has been more difficult for many millions of people around the world.

“Some people have lost family members and that is the more complicated situation.

“But for myself, it’s my dream and I want to win it this year.


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“If that’s not the case, I will accept, it’s part of life. Hopefully we will win it next year.”

Mane has been instrumental for Liverpool this season, with the winger netting 18 goals and chipping in with nine assists in all competitions under Jurgen Klopp.

The Senegal international was also key in the Reds winning the Champions League last time out.

And Mane insists he dreams of winning the Premier League after lifting the biggest trophy in European football.

“Hopefully we can still win it,” he added.

“I always said I want to win the Champions League, I want to win the Premier League.

“We are in a good way in the Premier League, hopefully everything will be back to normal.”

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