Liverpool slapped a £200m price tag on Sadio Mane following interest from La Liga giants Real Madrid.
The 26-year-old has been a key player fro the Merseyside Reds this season alongside with Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk, Senegalese international has managed to found back of the net 17 times, with 13 of those coming in his last 18 Premier League appearences.
Zinedine Zidane after his return to Real Madrid is expected to spend big this summer and recent reports have claimed that he has made Sadio Mane as his top transfer target.
According to El Chiringuito, the Merseyside Reds head-coach Jurgen Klopp is adamant that the Senegal international cannot be sold during the summer transfer window and the club’s hierarchy have responded by setting €230m (£200m) price tag – the same amount that Neymar cost PSG in a world-record deal in 2017.
The Spanish TV station claimed that Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is determined to provide whatever Zidane needs to do for the club to regain dominance over El Clasico rivals Barcelona, but, and is gearing up to bid for Sadio Mane at the end of the current season.
The Los Blancos president is also believed to be prepared to offer the Merseyside Reds the likes of Marco Asensio, James Rodriguez and Gareth Bale as a sweetener in any potential deal.
Senegalese international forward who has been with Klopp’s side since 2016, has signed a new long-term deal earlier last October keeping him at Anfield for the 2023 year.