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Liverpool legend Aldridge urges Mane to channel anger in right way

Liverpool legend John Aldridge wants Sadio Mane to channel his anger in the right way ahead of facing West Brom today.

Mane blanked manager Jurgen Klopp at the end of victory against Manchester United in midweek.

Aldridge wrote for the Sunday World: "The difference the other night was the three strikers Klopp picked all scored, with his decision to play Diogo Jota in place of Mane proving to be the right one.

"Mane showed how unhappy he was to have been left out when he refused to shake hands with Klopp at the final whistle, but he can have no complaints.

"Sadio has slipped well below his best this season and Klopp had every right to make that call, which was justified as Jota scored a fine goal and looked a threat all night.

"Now Klopp will be hoping Mane uses that anger in the right way and starts playing as we know he can in these final three matches, as this top-four battle could come down to goal difference in the final analysis.

"What Liverpool cannot afford to do is look too far ahead, as one slip now and this final chance to qualify for the Champions League will be gone."

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