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Watch: Mane's magic skills thrill Liverpool training ahead of Dublin friendly

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane netted 20 goals last season.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane netted 20 goals last season.

Liverpool are in Evian in France preparing for their trip to Dublin to take on Napoli this weekend.

The squad looks in good shape, complete with new signings Fabinho, Alisson, Shaqiri and Naby Keita.

But it's one of the old guard that is reminding supporters just how good he is.

Sadio Mane netted two penalties during the US Tour, against both Manchester City and Manchester United, and now he's turning on the style in pre-season training.

Here's a little snippet:

After Mane's successful spot-kicks in pre-season, there have been calls to install the winger as the Reds' permanent penalty taker. James Milner, who scored 10 in a row during the 16/17 season, isn't expected to start regularly for Jurgen Klopp's side this season.

The new signings are showing their abilities in France too. The Reds shelled out a world-record fee for a goalkeeper in capturing Alisson from Roma for £65m last month. And he's already showing why:

If he's good at preventing goals, Xherdan Shaqiri, after his overhead kick against Manchester United, is showing he's handy at scoring them:

Liverpool take on Napoli at Dublin's Aviva Stadium at 6pm on Saturday, eight days before their Premier League opener at home to West Ham.

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