sport news Ajax legend Danny Blind: 'Sadio Mane is the new Cristiano Ronaldo'

'Sadio Mane is the new Ronaldo': Ajax legend Danny Blind compares 'super modern' Liverpool forward to Juventus superstar - but insists he is not at all like Lionel Messi in his style of play

By Ben Nagle for MailOnline

Published: 11:59 GMT, 9 December 2019 | Updated: 11:59 GMT, 9 December 2019

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'Super modern' Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is the new Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Ajax and Holland legend Danny Blind.

Mane has been in sparkling form for Liverpool this season, already netting 13 goals in all competitions, and Blind - father of former defender Daley - believes he is similar to Ronaldo in the way he plays. 

'Sadio Mane is the new Ronaldo in world football. As an attacking player he is absolutely fantastic. I can go through all his qualities – and he is superb in every aspect,' Blind told the Mirror.

Sadio Mane has been likened to Cristiano Ronaldo by Dutch legend Danny Blind

Sadio Mane has been likened to Cristiano Ronaldo by Dutch legend Danny Blind

Mane already has an impressive 13 goals in all competitions for Liverpool so far this season

Mane already has an impressive 13 goals in all competitions for Liverpool so far this season

'He

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