How Klopp resolved Mane-Salah spat

English Premier League

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has explained how he ended the spat between Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah that exploded against Burnley earlier this season.

In the opening weeks of the new campaign, Mane netted his second goal of the season in a 3-0 win but lost his temper after being substituted.

It was later clarified that the 2019 African Footballer of the Year was furious with Salah for not opting to pass to him in a goal-scoring position.

Scroll through the gallery below to see the infamous outburst of Mane at Turf Moor

However, six months later, Klopp opened up on the incident in Sports Illustrated, claimed the whole saga ended with a direct conversation between the pair at training.

"In the world of football, it looks so big," Klopp explained.

"It's like 'Oh, my God, how can you do it? [Fix the problem]. But I just spoke to them [the next day]."

The Reds are unbeaten in the English top-flight this season, with a 16 point lead at the summit, with a game in hand over second-placed Manchester City.

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