At club level, the Lion of Teranga scored 21 goals in the 48 matches played across all contests. During that period, the Reds won the League and FA Cups, and proceeded to arrive at the Champions League final. The team likewise completed second in the Premier League race won by the Citizens. Mane, likewise, scored crucial goals to assist his country with winning their Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) prize and assisted them with meeting all requirements for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. It is for the previously mentioned reasons the previous Elephant accepts Mane ought to win the sought after individual honor, in spite of fierce opposition from Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. "I see that [Mane] has fastened a great deal of matches, that he has experienced not many injuries," Toure told RFI.
"He is scarcely at any point injured, he is major areas of strength for exceptionally. He's likewise a hero, a decent individual that I know personally. I want the best for him. "I want to believe that he will have a decent [World Cup] competition and I want to believe that he won't simply be positioned high however win the Ballon d'Or. Sadio Mane is an incredible player and an extraordinary individual. "Sadio Mane has quite recently been moved from a major club to a major club, since he is leaving a major machine and an extraordinary manager in Liverpool for Bayern Munich."