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Mane excited to see Keita improve

12th April 2019, 11:14 by Tom Hill

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is confident there is more to come from Naby Keita after a slow start to his career at Anfield.

Keita joined the Reds last summer for £52.75million after being granted permission to stay at RB Leipzig for one more season, with the deal first agreed in 2017.

The Guinea international has struggled to find his best form since moving to Merseyside but he has still played in 22 Premier League games.

He netted his first goal during the 3-1 win over Southampton last week and then followed that up with a deflected effort in the 2-0 Champions League win over Porto on Tuesday.

Mane believes there is much more to come from his former Red Bull Salzburg team-mate.

"I knew him from a long time ago, from the first time he came to Salzburg and he was the same," Mane said.

"At the beginning at Salzburg it was very tough for him but he never stopped working hard. He was not playing for a while and he was really positive and after he was the star of the team.

"I am 100 per cent sure he will do incredibly well."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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