Sadio Mane reveals why he rejected Manchester United’s offer

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane concedes he rejected Manchester United because it was ‘not the right club’ for him.

Louis van Gaal wanted to sign the Senegal international during the transfer summer of 2015 and even held talks with the 26-year-old who was still playing with Southampton at the time.

However, Mane opted to remain with the Saints for one more campaign before he decided to join Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool.

‘Honestly, I could not believe it,’ Mane told the Premier League Today show.

‘Some teams wanted me – Manchester [United] – the wrong team wanted me.
‘Of course, I spoke with Van Gaal, and they even made an offer.

‘But for me it was not the right club, it was not the right moment.

‘To feel this – the right moment, the right coach, the right club.’

Mane also believes that Liverpool are capable of reaching the Champions League final for a second consecutive year.

‘It was a very big sign for us. It was a bonus for us to learn and get those kinds of experiences,’ he told Liverpool’s official website.

‘We have played [big games] already and we know how.

‘Now we have to do the same work on the pitch and the experience we had in the past will help.

‘It’s very early to speak about it but it’s why we’re always here working: to do anything possible.

‘We have the quality and everything to go throughout [the tournament], so why not? Why not?’

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