- Sadio Mane emerges summer transfer target for Real Madrid
- Los Blancos boss Zidane has been monitoring the forward for close to two years now
- The 27-year-old has three more years on his current deal with Liverpool
Spanish league giants Real Madrid have reportedly rekindled their interests in Liverpool forward Sadio Mane and a deal could happen at the end of this season.
The Senegalese attacker has been more than impressive for the Reds all through this season - scoring 16 goals and seven assists across competitions.
His contributions to the Merseyside club helped them win the Champions League last season, and they are on the verge of being crowned Premier League winners in over three decades.
Los Blancos signed Eden Hazard from Chelsea last summer but the Belgian's reign has been marred with series of injuries.
And the La Liga side have now made reigning Africa's best player their priority signing when the summer transfer window opens in a few months from now.
According to Daily Star, Zinedine Zidane has been following the progress of the player since the last two seasons when they lost the UCL final to Real.
The Frenchman has attempted to lure the former Southampton star away from Anfield but nothing of such happened.
Meanwhile, the £140 million they are planning to offer Mane will eclipse the £88 million they paid for Hazard from Chelsea in August 2019.
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However, the deal might be hard to pull because the 27-year-old still has about three more seasons on his current deal with his Premier League club.
The Senegalese star has scored a total of 59 in 118 appearances in the league since he joined them from Southampton.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Real Madrid's Champions League meeting might not hold next week after the club subjected their players to isolation over the outbreak of coronavirus.
Los Blancos resolved to place their entire first-team under watch after a member of the club's basketball team tested positive for the deadly virus.
Zidane-tutored side share the same facilities with players and staff of the basketball team, forcing Madrid to take the drastic decision as a precaution.
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