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Mane tells Liverpool fans: Celebrating with teammates not enough

Liverpool ace Sadio Mane is happy to see fans back at Premier League stadiums.

Liverpool go to Norwich City for their opening game of the season.

Mane told liverpoolfc.com: "Yeah, like I always said, football without fans, I think it's not football. Obviously last year, to be honest we missed our fans a lot and honestly I think this season is going to be a different season. Especially because fans are back in the stadium and of course, we have the best fans in the world. I can say they played a big, big part in our success so having them back I think is another bonus for us, for sure.

"Of course you expect all these kind of things, to go to an away ground and get booed, but I think especially for myself and my teammates, this gives us extra motivation. Myself, I love it and I don't care about it. It gives me extra motivation and I can't wait for it.

"Celebrating with your teammates is not enough, I think you need to celebrate with the fans. It's always special to score goals in front of the fans, celebrate with them and see the way they celebrate. I think sometimes they enjoy it more than yourself! So this gives you… I can't explain it… it gives you extra motivation and an extra boost to go again for them and for the team."


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