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winger Sadio Mane will undergo knee surgery on Tuesday, which will keep
him on the sidelines for the next two months - officially ending his
The Senegal international hurt his knee in a challenge with Everton
left-back Leighton Baines on April 1 in the Merseyside derby at Anfield,
where the hosts emerged 3-1 victors.
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp admitted on Friday that Mane was unlikely to
feature again this term, and reports of an imminent operation have
confirmed the lengthy lay-off.
According to Press Association Sport, the 25-year-old is due to go under the knife in London before starting the long rehabilitation process.
Mane has enjoyed a productive debut campaign on Merseyside, scoring
13 goals in 27 Premier League appearances since making the switch from
Southampton in the off-season.