Sadio Mané reveals why ex-Manchester City star took part in Liverpool training this week
Toure has been spotted at the Reds’ training ground in Austria, as Jürgen Klopp’s men prepare for the upcoming friendly against Mainz on Friday after back-to-back draws 1-1 in their first two preseason games .
The former Manchester City star, who won two Premier League titles while at Manchester, and whose brother Kolo played for the Reds, met Mohamed Salah, Virgil Van Dijk, Sadio Mané as well as Klopp, posting several photos of his visit on social media.
Since joining City from Barcelona in 2010, the midfielder has proven to be one of the club’s best signing as he played a vital role in the Sky Blues’ early years of success under Roberto Mancini. and Manuel Pellegrini.
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Liverpool favorite Sadio Mané has explained why Touré was invited to Liverpool’s training base in his second week of pre-season.
The former Southampton man said as quoted by Anfield watch: “Yaya (Touré), you think it’s the best idea to come see our (Liverpool) training? ”
Asked why he was at the Reds pre-season training campus, Touré responded to Mané by saying: “My friend, I’m coming! Just ask your boss (Jürgen Klopp)! “
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Mané added: “He (Yaya Touré) is a very, very good guy, and I’ve known him since 2004. He’s a good friend of mine, so we always keep in touch.. “
The forward further said Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp hosted ex-Barcelona star to watch his side’s session as the Merseyside giants gear up for the new campaign.
The winger added: “He (Yaya Touré) wants to be a coach in the future, and all the boys (from Liverpool) were happy to see him, to have a quick chat with him and to have talked a bit about City and Liverpool. It was nice to meet him again. “
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