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​Liverpool in talks to delay Mane, Salah playing in AFCON

Liverpool are holding talks in a bid to delay Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah's departures for the African Cup of Nations.

The winter tournament means that players must be released by their clubs by December 27th, with the tournament going until February 6th.

The Reds could be without Salah, Mane, and midfielder Naby Keita for up to eight matches.

According to the Mirror, manager Jurgen Klopp is holding talks with their respective national teams in a bid to allow the players to spend an extra few days or week with their clubs.

Klopp wants all three available when they take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on January 2nd.


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