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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool Echo
Charlotte Coates

Sadio Mane is victim of Liverpool problem as Alisson decision shocks Man City rival

Your Liverpool digest for Thursday, March 23.

Bayern Munich 'unhappy' with Sadio Mane as big Liverpool problem explained

It would appear the effects of Liverpool's thrilling but exhausting quadruple chase of last season continue to linger way beyond the confines of the AXA Training Centre.

That the Reds expended so much physical and mental energy in their attempt to chase down four trophies has long been attributed as a contributory factor to the sluggish start that set the tone for a tortuous campaign this time around.

Injuries, fatigue and a lack of rest and proper preparation have all played their part, along with the need to refashion the forward line following the departure of Jurgen Klopp mainstay Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich last summer.

But, if word coming out of Bavaria is to be believed, the Senegalese forward has been similarly affected after an indifferent run of form saw him substituted at half-time in the 2-1 defeat to Bayer Leverkusen at the weekend that knocked Bayern off the top of the Bundesliga.

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Ederson makes 'surprise' Alisson claim after Liverpool goalkeeper snubbed

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson has expressed his shock over Alisson being left out of Brazil's latest international squad.

Brazil take on Morocco in a friendly this Saturday but Liverpool shot-stopper Alisson has surprisingly been overlooked for the fixture despite being his country's first-choice option at the World Cup in Qatar.

Ramon Menezes, interim coach of the Seleção as the search for Tite's permanent successor goes on, has included Ederson in his 23-man squad for this weekend alongside two keepers currently plying their trade in the Brazilian top-flight: Mycael (Athletico Paranaense) and Weverton (Palmeiras).

Offering his view on Alisson being overlooked by Menezes to face Morocco, Ederson told reporters: "The first moment I saw the list I was surprised, but it’s the coach’s decision. They are choices, I thought he would be on the list, but he was not."

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