Liverpool’s Mane undergoes hand surgery

Sadio-Mane

Sadio-Mane

Sadio-Mane

Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane, has undergone surgery for a hand injury sustained on international duty with Senegal, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

Mane missed Senegal’s 1-0 win over Sudan on Tuesday in African Nations Cup qualifier and joined a growing list of injured players at Liverpool ahead of Saturday’s league trip to Huddersfield.

“Liverpool Football Club can confirm Sadio Mane today underwent a procedure on a hand injury sustained while on international duty with Senegal.

“The surgery, conducted at a north-west hospital and supervised by club medics, was successful. Mane’s recovery will be monitored over the next couple of days.”

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