The Senegal star has expressed his readiness ahead of Wednesday’s match against Frank Lampard’s side
The 27-year-old had just a 16-day summer break owing to his commitment with his national team at the Africa Cup of Nations – where the Teranga Lions lost 1-0 to Riyad Mahrez’s Algeria in the final.
However, the former Southampton forward has dismissed any question about his readiness to start for Jurgen Klopp’s side on Wednesday.
“Yes, I think I’m ready [to start],” Mane is quoted as saying on Liverpool’s official website.
“Tiredness, I think, is here [pointing to his head] – for sure.
“I’ve been playing professional football a long time [and] I think I never even had holidays for more than 20 days [for the last] seven years now.
“I’m used to it and, for sure, I’m ready. I’m here, so let’s do it.”
The Senegal international made a cameo appearance in Liverpool’s 4-1 thumping of Norwich in the Premier League opener on Friday – coming on for Divock Origi in the 74th minute.
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He will hope to carry on his superb form on the continent for the Reds after notching four goals in the run-up to the Champions League title last season, including a brace against Bayern Munich the Round of 16.