Liverpool’s Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk has revealed. What he spoke to Bayern Munich winger Sadio Mane. After the defender had to miss the World Cup after surgery this time.
Virgil van Dijk has sent his support to Sadio Mane. After the Dutchman saw his former Liverpool team-mate’s UFABET World Cup dream come to a brutal end. The clash between Van Dijk and Mane is seen as one of the most anticipated World Cup group stage games in Qatar . Mane spent four-and-a-half years with Van Dijk at Anfield, winning the Premier League and Champions League together in that time. Unfortunately, the Senegalese international suffered an injury while playing for Bayern Munich.
Van Dijk admitted Mane’s absence would make it easier for the Orange Knights to beat Senegal. But he was still saddened that Mane had to miss the tournament. “Yes, I called him [immediately after the injury],” said the Dutch captain. “I want to know how he is. Because there were many rumors “Unfortunately, at that time it was not the best news. I feel sad for him I know how hard he works for this. And he is important to Senegal. “Obviously it’s a big miss for them. But hopefully we can benefit a little bit from that.”
Aliou Cisse, the head coach of the Senegal national team That doesn’t hide the fact that it will be difficult for his team to face Holland without Mane. “Of course it’s a big shame for Sadio Mane and a big shame for the national team. But we also have to think about the health and safety of the players,” he said. “Obviously it’s a big challenge for us. Every coach builds their team using their best players.” “We have a strong squad of young players ready to go up to the challenge.” “It’s not easy to play without Sa. Dio But I think all our players are up for the challenge.
On the impact of Mane’s injury on the tournament He added: “Of course we’re not just talking about the Senegalese people. but talking about people around the world The entire football family is saddened by what happened to Sadio. He is the second best player in the world. I received a lot of calls from people who were upset about what happened to Sadio.
Senegal winger Crepin Diatta stressed how difficult it is for the team without their star player. “As we all know, Sadio is of great importance to our team. We are determined to do what we can for him,” said the Monaco winger. “We have to work harder as a team. And I’m sure we’ll get a good result.” “When you talk about spirit and morale. Of course it affects us. He’s our best player, a leader, we should have him here. But God doesn’t see that.” “But we have a strong heart. Of course it was a big loss. But we will show teamwork. And I am confident that we will get a good result.”
Injury specialist Ben Dinnery said Mane will be out of action for three months after undergoing surgery. This will require his leg to be put in a splint during his recovery. The 29-year-old Senegal international could be out for longer if his recovery doesn’t go as planned or there are obstacles along the way.