Liverpool have formally announced the signing of Sadio Mane, who has completed his £34million move from Southampton.
The Senegalese striker, scorer of the fastest hat-trick in Premier League history no less, has signed a five-year contract at the Reds after coming through a medical yesterday.
The club have confirmed that Mane will wear the No.19 shirt next season…
Sadio Mane’s number is, of course, t̶w̶e̶n̶t̶y̶-̶n̶i̶n̶e̶ 1⃣9⃣! pic.twitter.com/G2FvSUUp8z
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) June 28, 2016
Stewart Downing’s old number. The weight of expectation is already mounting.