could turn to winger Christian Pulisic, flop Serge Gnabry or a transfer target to replace , according to reports.
Senegal forward Mane is .
The 30-year-old, who has scored 120 goals in 269 appearances for Liverpool, said he would reveal his decision after the Champions League final.
While Mane is yet to discuss his future following Liverpool’s narrow defeat to Liverpool in Paris, .
Mane’s departure would represent a substantial blow to Jurgen Klopp but at least Liverpool will be able to recoup a transfer fee rather than lose him for free when his contract expires next summer.
As Liverpool signed Luis Diaz at the start of the year and have , Klopp may resist the temptation to dip into the transfer market if Mane does leave.
However, the say several players are on Liverpool’s radar, including Chelsea star Pulisic and former Arsenal winger Gnabry.
Klopp is a known admirer of Pulisic and the American has been after slipping down Thomas Tuchel’s pecking order.
Gnabry, who made 18 appearances for Arsenal before being sold in 2018, is also appreciated by the Merseyside club and has one year left on his Bayern Munich contract.
It is claimed that Liverpool could also move for Villarreal and Netherlands star Arnaut Danjuma, who .
Meanwhile, former Premier League striker Chris Sutton says Mane’s departure from Anfield would be a ‘massive blow’ to Liverpool.
‘If you’re Liverpool, you don’t want to sell him for any amount,’ Sutton said on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Monday Night Club. ‘They would bounce back strongly with Mane still in a Liverpool shirt.
‘I’m not saying he is irreplaceable, because Klopp’s recruitment has been excellent, but Liverpool’s level of consistency has been down to that forward line.
‘Mane has been so versatile – he plays off the left, centrally in that false nine position – and I think they would struggle to replace him like for like really quickly.
‘I can’t think of another player who would come in quickly and do the job he has done. I think it would be a massive blow to Liverpool if he left.’
While Liverpool lost the Champions League and narrowly missed out on the Premier League title, they still enjoyed a superb campaign, winning two trophies and challenging for an unprecedented quadruple for much of the season.
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