Mane denies he will wed in a 28,000 capacity stadium in Tunisia

Mane denies he will wed in a 28,000 capacity stadium in Tunisia

- Sadio Mane has hurriedly dispelled rumours he was going to wed in a stadium in Sousse

- There were rumours ongoing the 26-year-old has hired a 28,000 capacity venue in Tunisia

- Mane recently committed his future to Liverpool in a new deal worth £150,000-a-week

Liverpool striker Sadio Mane has been forced to deny wedding rumours that he is set to tie the knot in front of 28,000 people.

The Senegal international released a statement after reports claimed he was set to marry a Tunisian woman in the Stade Olympique de Sousse a few days after New Year.

According to a report by the Liverpool Echo that cited Tunisia's Radio Mosaique FM, Mane was "going to marry a Tunisian on January 5".

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The report, which was then picked up by other news media outlets in Africa, continued to say that the 26-year-old winger had "asked the authorities" to hire the 28,000 capacity stadium in Sousse.

However the ex-Southampton star, who will be part of the Liverpool squad that faces Premier League club, Wolves in the FA Cup two days after his alleged wedding, took to Facebook to deny the strange story.

He wrote: "Dear all, it was with amazement and disambiguation that I had a supposed gala game that I should organize in sousse, Tunisia, on the occasion of my wedding.

"I want to deny this information to the last energy. I have never heard from you, or I have not heard from you.

"I would like to know that it is not possible that this information is wrong and unfounded.

"Personally, I will be focused on my work and I would like to know that all documents do not engage me."

If the rumours had been true, it would result into a hectic week for the winger, who is a nominee for the African Player of the Year award on January 8.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Liverpool star Sadio Mane has ended reports linking him with a switch to Real Madrid after penning a new long-term deal with the Premier League giants.

According to a statement on the club's website, Liverpool have already handed improved deals to the pair of Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino, while informing Mane that he will also be rewarded for his contributions to the club’s progress in the Champions League last term.


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