Jamie Carragher is backing Sadio Mane for the Player of the Year award – although, admits it may be months away.

“It may be many months before the Player of the Year award is presented, but Mane deserves it,” he wrote in the Telegraph. “The problem for Liverpool is they have so many outstanding players there is not one who stands out above all others.

Sadio Mane is a front-runner for the award.

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“I am favouring Mane because it is worth remembering he had only one week off last summer, taking his place on the bench for the first game against Norwich having just returned to pre-season training.

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