By 90Min
November 15, 2017

Sadio Mané has said that it was 'hard to watch' Liverpool play without him during the his recent injury layoff.

The former Southampton star missed five games with a hamstring injury last month, Mané picking up his knock in Liverpool's 1-1 draw with Newcastle at the start of October.


The 25-year-old had only just returned to the pitch when he picked up his latest injury, following a three-match suspension after he accidentally collided with Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson at the Etihad Stadium.

"It is so hard for me to watch without being able to play. I get so nervous and can’t sit still," Mané admitted to Goal. "I am not even in my seat sometimes, I move one way, the other way. I really shake.

"It’s like I’m experiencing everything that’s happening in the game without being able to do anything. It’s crazy and I can’t explain it.

"Even now I ask myself how I can be so confident when I’m on the pitch, but if I have to just watch my team, I am filled with this worry.

"It is even worse if I am seeing the game at home on TV. I really don’t like not being able to help my teammates.

"It is tough because I always want to do all I can and when I can’t, I don’t know what to do with myself in these 90 minutes."

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