Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has alerted Europe’s large golf equipment to the potential of his new Senegal worldwide teammate Boulaye Dia.
Ahead Dia, 24, has scored eight targets in 9 Ligue 1 appearances for Riems this season, together with a hat-trick in a 4-0 win at Montpellier and two targets in a 4-4 draw at Lens.
Born in France, he was known as up by Senegal for the primary time final month, and made his worldwide debut in a 3-1 pleasant defeat to Morocco.
Dia got here to the skilled recreation fairly late having beforehand performed for French fourth-tier membership Jura Sud, and Mane has been mightily impressed by his efforts since linking up with Senegal.
“I didn’t know him earlier than, however because the begin of the season I began to observe him, and I’m actually impressed by his qualities,” Mane instructed French outlet Foot-sur7, by way of Sport Witness.
“I believe he received’t final lengthy there, he received’t final in Reims, imagine me!”
Mane is a daily champion of his Senegal teammates, and at the beginning of final season he tipped Watford’s Ismaila Sarr to be a breakout star of the Premier League after he joined the Hornets from Rennes.
“The primary day he signed I despatched him a message to say good luck and that I used to be comfortable for him,” Mane instructed The Athletic.
“He’s speedy. I believe defenders will wrestle. Final time I used to be chatting with Robbo (Andy Robertson) I mentioned ‘ Watford have a very good participant. I’ll want that will help you extra in any other case Ismaila Sarr will kill you, as a result of he is an effective dribbler and really, very quick’.
“I’m actually comfortable for him and he made the precise selection to come back to Watford. For certain I believe he shall be nice.”
Sarr impressed for the Hornets final season though could not save them from relegation, and he has since been linked with Liverpool.
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