30m But Spanish football has already left a lasting impression on Mane, and one former Barcelona player in particular.

” 1 Georginio Wijnaldum netted 11 times last season for Newcastle Roma are ready to step up their interest in Newcastle midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum. Despite only joining last summer for ?14.5m from PSV Eindhoven, the 25-year-old is likely to leave St. James’ Park this summer after the club was relegated to the Championship.

As talkSPORT told you on Monday, Roma are interested in the Dutchman and believe he can be lured to Italy. ?And now, according to Leggo, the Italian club are ready to make their move for Wijnaldum after selling Miralem Pjanic. The Bosnian has joined Juventus for over ?20m and Roma are to reinvest the money on two new midfielders.

The first of those is expected to be Real Madrid star Mateo Kovacic, while they are also looking to tie up a deal for Wijnaldum. ” ” Sadio Mane revealed he was ‘jealous’ when Barcelona signed Philippe Coutinho in 2018. The LaLiga giants signed the forward in a deal worth up to ?142million during last season’s January transfer window. Losing a player of such magnitude has not harmed Liverpool’s attacking threat, though, but Mane admitted his departure did leave a hole.

Getty 2 Sadio Mane and former team-mate Philippe Coutinho “He is a great, great player and I’m a little bit jealous that Barcelona got him,” said the Senegal international.www.1xbet.ug “I would love to see him again but we we are happy for him. “He really enjoyed playing alongside his team-mates and gave everything, and is still young and can improve a lot. “I know him, he is a hard worker. Hopefully tomorrow he will still be in bed when we play!” Getty 2 Sadio Mane has been a key part of Liverpool’s success Manager Jurgen Klopp is pleased with the way his side moved on from the Coutinho furore with very little fuss. “Yes, we miss Phil Coutinho a lot because he is a world-class player and I loved working with him,” said the Reds boss. “But we had to deal without him and we did well.

When I first heard he wanted to go to Barcelona I couldn’t imagine we would do that good but we did.” LIVE ON talkSPORT talkSPORT is your home of live football! Here’s what’s coming up on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2…

Swansea vs Derby (Wednesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2 Barcelona vs Liverpool (Wednesday, 8pm) – talkSPORT Eintracht Frankfurt vs Chelsea (Thursday, 8pm) – talkSPORT 2 West Ham vs Southampton (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2 Cardiff vs Crystal Palace (Saturday 5:30pm) – talkSPORT Mane was asked by Spanish journalists about a potential move to LaLiga, having been linked with Barca’s arch-rivals Real Madrid in recent months. “Very good question! You guys write it…” was the response. “I respect LaLiga is a good league, they have great players, but the Premier League is also a wonderful league and every single player would want to play there. “So I have a chance to play there and I am very happy, so that’s cool.” LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS gossip Man United news live: Dutch ace wanted as new right-back, West Ham star on radar gossip Liverpool news live: Salah ‘rejects ?150million exit’, Ajax set Ziyech price latest Man United target Dutch defender, Spurs to sell Rose and sign Sessegnon review Women’s World Cup: Netherlands breeze past Cameroon, Canada beat hapless New Zealand gesture Amazing reason Marta pointed to her boots after scoring opener for Brazil royal return AC Milan appoint club legends Boban and Maldini in new roles at the club ‘i was fed up’ The reason why Chelsea midfielder Jorginho nearly quit football latest Arsenal transfer news live: Top target ‘not for sale’, Ziyech to cost just ?30m But Spanish football has already left a lasting impression on Mane, and one former Barcelona player in particular. “Ronaldinho was one of my heroes.

I really loved watching him play, especially here at Camp Nou,” he said. “I would have loved to play against him. Him not being here now is an advantage for us! I still love him.

He is still my hero forever. “I loved his skills, his smile for sure. Maybe when I’m not smiling on the pitch people think I am angry.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eniola_Aluko I would love to have his smile, but we’re not similar like that.” “