You’ll not be the same player during Champions League final – Mane tells Benzema
Liverpool's star player, Sadio Mane, has mocked Karim Benzema's threat in the UEFA Champions League final, which both teams will face on Saturday night in Paris.
Benzema has been in blistering form for Real Madrid this season, scoring 44 goals and providing 15 assists in 45 matches.
For his outstanding season, the 34-year-old has been dubbed the favorite for the 2022 Ballon d'Or.
Mane, on the other hand, believes that the France international will not be at his best when he meets Liverpool at the Stade de France on Saturday.
The Senegal international told GOAL, “He’s a good lad." A very good striker, one of the best in the world.
“He shows it every time." But I think he won’t be the same player on Saturday and I expect it. After that, he can become Karim again. ”
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