Release date: Thursday, August 15, 2019, 11:55 am

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane reportedly talked to Liverpool striker Sadio Mane earlier this summer.

mane scored both goals from Liverpool as They defeated Chelsea on penalties to win the UEFA Super Cup on WednesdayHe remains a central part of Jürgen Klopps plans in Anfield.

However, a report from Thursday claimed that it is him one in three players on a shortlist if Real Madrid's planned move to Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar collapses.

Mane has also been closely associated with the Spanish giants and the French outlet in the past Soccer link (about Get french football news) claims that Real boss Zidane "had a telephone conversation with the Senegalese international early in the summer".

According to the report, the conversation was a possible move from Liverpool Real, but the Reds would only accept an "exorbitant bid."

However, Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez is not convinced that the club will have to sign another wingman.