Why Mane Wants To Leave Liverpool

After a scintillating UCL final which saw Liverpool fall short to Real Madrid, African star and Senegalese attacker Sadio Mane announced that he wants to leave Anfield. The 30-year-old revealed before the match that he has an announcement and it has since been revealed that the reason behind wanting to leave, all comes down to wages. Mane is currently earning around £100 000 per week; he is currently outside of the Reds' 10 highest earners. According to Sport Bild, the reason for Mane's refusal to extend his stay with Liverpool is because the club were against giving the forward the weekly £393 000 wage package he had requested.

Another hot topic that has been brought up; is Argentina thrashing Italy in the third ever edition of the CONMEBOL-UEFA Cup of champions. This fixture sees the winners of the COPA America lock horns with the winners of the European Championship. La Albiceleste have now gone a record 32 games unbeaten with an attack that seems to be too menacing for most opponents. This is the second major international trophy that Lionel Messi has lifted.

On the latest episode of The International News Desk, former Mamelodi Sundowns and Ajax Cape Town goalie Sean Roberts discusses the future of Sadio Mane with Soccer Laduma International News correspondent Kurt Buckerfield. The gents also discuss the latest with Lionel Messi and Argentina emerging victorious over Italy in Thursday night’s Finalissima as well as a few other of the biggest transfer stories.