Sadio Mane of Liverpool emerges as January transfer target for Real Madrid

Sadio Mane of Liverpool emerges as January transfer target for Real Madrid

- Sadio Mane who currently plays for Liverpool has been linked with a move to Real Madrid

- Real Madrid want the Senegalese to support Karim Benzema up front at the Bernabeu

- Manager Zinedine Zidane is also said to have spoken with Sadio Mane over a move

Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid have reportedly met the representatives of Liverpool striker Sadio Mane over a possible January transfer move to the Bernabeu.

The Senegal international has become one of the best strikers in the world at Liverpool helping the club to win the Champions League title last season.

Sadio Mane was also in impressive form last season in the Premier League ending as one of the three golden boot winners which included Mohamed Salah and Pierre Aubameyang.

Real Madrid look set to lose Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez, and Los Blancos' chiefs are now planning to lure Sadio Mane to Spain.

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But the Spanish club will have to make a convincing bid for the possibility of Liverpool allowing the Senegalese to leave Anfield.

Mane is among the trusted strikers Jurgen Klopp have at Liverpool and his partnership with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino has been superb.

According to the report by Le10Sport, Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane believes the pairing of Sadio Mane and Karim Benzema will be good for his squad.

There are even reports that Zinedine Zidane has spoken with Sadio Mane himself with the hope of convincing him to make a move to Spain.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Karim Benzema signed a new one year contract deal at the Bernabeu which will make him remain at the club until the end of 2021/22 League season.

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Karim Benzema has been playing for Real Madrid for the past 10 years and has featured in close to 500 games scoring 238 goals for Los Blancos.

He was recently linked with a January 2020 move to Premier League side Arsenal, but as it stands now, the Gunners will have to look elsewhere for a striker.

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