Sadio Mane remains on course with his rehabilitation from injury.

The forward has been based at Melwood working with the club’s medical team for the majority of the summer after missing the end of 2016-17 following knee surgery in April.

His recovery plan is on schedule and Mane’s condition has looked good as he’s completed outdoor sessions to step up his recuperation programme.

The 25-year-old is on course to join his teammates in the main group of players for pre-season training within a time frame of 10 days after Liverpool’s preparations for the new campaign began on Wednesday.

This means, however, Mane is unlikely to figure in the Reds’ domestic friendlies with Tranmere Rovers and Wigan Athletic.

He will continue to be monitored and assessed by the club’s medical staff to ensure he returns in the best shape and ready for the remainder of the pre-season schedule.

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