Liverpool winger Sadio Mane is very much optimistic his team will win trophy, thanks to hard work this season. In particular, Mane pointed at the opportunity to grab the EnglishPremier League.
"We are always better in every season and it is very positive. That is why we train hard every day. Right now, we are at the top of the table (Premier League)," Mane told Sky Sports.
"The condition is very positive and now we will try to get something special at the end of the season," Mane added.
Of the four competitions, the chances with Liverpool Liverpool are only left in the Premier League and Champions League. In the Premier League, Liverpool have a lead with a collection of 54 points until week 22.
The Reds are four points ahead of defending champions Manchester City in second place. In the Champions League, Liverpool, who were finalists last season, will face Bayern Munich in the last 16.
Mane indicates Liverpool will focus on the Premier League even though the season is still long and will definitely be difficult.
"There is no easy match in the Premier League. However, we have the quality to beat any team," Mane said.
"We will try hard to win every match. We are very confident even though we have just lost to Man City," the Senegalese player added.
In this season, Liverpool have a big chance to win the Premier League because they were at the top of the standings at Christmas and majority part of the season.
In the last nine seasons, only one team has failed to win the Premier League despite being top of the table on the Christmas holiday, and that was Liverpool in the 2013-2014 season.
Liverpool at that time failed to win because, in the last three matches of the competition they won one, one draw and swallowed a defeat.
Man City overtook them at the end of the competition and became champions with a two-point advantage over Liverpool.
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Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with 7 years of experience. He has also worked with Sportzwiki and India.com. Jeet is a sports lover but has special liking for football. He follows the football league’s around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.