Sadio Mane arrives for Liverpool medical, Klopp to complete third summer transfer later today


After weeks of negotiations and haggling, Liverpool have come to terms with Southampton over a summer transfer for the exciting attacker Sadio Mane, according to reports from Sky Sports.

Sky Sports sources are convinced that Mane has already arrived for his Liverpool medical with the deal expected to be announced sometime later today or tomorrow. Expected transfer fee for Mane is in the region of £34million.

Mane, 25 joined Southampton from Red Bull Salzburg two years ago and since then has scored 21 goals in 67 games. The reported £34million transfer fee will make the Senegal International the second most expensive Liverpool signing of all time behind Andy Carroll.

Southampton – Liverpool’s breeding ground

Mane will be the fifth player to join Liverpool from Southampton in last three seasons along with Nathaniel Clyne, Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and Rickie Lambart.

Barring Lambart, rest of the players have gone on to enjoy a successful time at Anfield and the manager Jurgen Klopp will hope the same for Mane, who is expected to be announced as a Liverpool player in coming hours.

Mane will become Liverpool’s fourth signing for 2016/17 season and third this summer. Reds have already agreed a deal for midfielder Marko Grujic, central defender Joel Matip and goal keeper Loris Karius.