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Ex-Man City Star Picks Mane Over Salah For Big Award

Former Manchester City star Micah Richards has named Sadio Mane as his favourite to win the PFA Player of the Year Award over Mohamed Salah.

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Both African stars have been key to Liverpool's push for the quadruple this season, although Salah has been the stand out with 30 goals and 13 assists.

Mane, meanwhile, has contributed with 19 goals across all competitions but Richards feels the Senegalese should get the award.

“What a signing he [Mane] has been,” Richards wrote the Daily Mail.

“Manchester United and Tottenham both had a go at signing him from Southampton, where he spent a couple of seasons, but Jurgen Klopp knew what he wanted and how his team could play. The belief was that Mane could become something special.

“He’s definitely done that. Salah, understandably, gets the headlines and I suspect he will be many people’s idea of the season’s top performer and is understandably favourite to get the award, for what would be his second time.

“But Mane shades it, as far as I am concerned, when you look at the bigger picture.

“What I love about Mane, too, is the fact he seems so relaxed. Playing alongside someone like Mo – who I absolutely love – could be a challenge, given he gets talked about so much and attracts such focus.

“Someone with an ego, producing the numbers Mane does, could ask: ‘what about me?"

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