Zinedine Zidane ‘has asked’ Real Madrid to sign Saido Mane but Liverpool insist they have no intention of selling Senegalese forward
- Reports in Spain on Monday suggest Zinedine Zidane is keen to sign Sadio Mane
- But Liverpool are not willing to let the Senegalese forward leave in the summer
- Mane’s goalscoring has been integral to Liverpool’s title hopes in recent weeks
And Zidane, who returned to Real Madrid as manager earlier this month, is keen to bring the Senegal international to the Santiago Bernabeu.
Zinedine Zidane has asked Real Madrid to buy Sadio Mane, according to Monday’s Marca
But Liverpool have no interest in letting the forward leave Anfield in the summer window
According to Marca, Mane has been aware of interest from the Spanish giants since the summer.
The interest in the 26-year-old has grown amid his current run of form and following his record of 53 goals and 21 assists in 111 matches for Liverpool.
Even so, Real would struggle to prise Mane away from Liverpool.
Sportsmail understands Jurgen Klopp has no intention of letting one of his most important players leave Anfield any time soon.
Mane scored against Burnley and Fulham in recent weeks — also bagging at Bayern Munich
There are also no clauses in Mane’s contract which would present Real with an opportunity to buy him without Liverpool wanting to sell him.
Mane is currently away with Senegal over the international break and featured as they beat Madagascar. He is likely to play on Tuesday when they take on Mali.
Liverpool and Mane will take on Tottenham at Anfield on Sunday in their first game after the break.
He is currently away with Senegal on international duty and featured against Madagascar