Idrissa Gueye: ‘A week before a derby we stop talking. Sadio started it’

Thanks to the success of good friends Idrissa Gueye and Liverpool’s Sadio Mané the eyes of Senegal will be on Anfield on Sunday, the Everton midfielder says

The Merseyside derby is always a big event for a small corner of north-west England and nowadays it is big in north-west Africa, too. In Senegal, to be precise, a country proud of the fact that national heroes Sadio Mané and Idrissa Gueye will be lining up against each other on Sunday afternoon at Anfield.

“Everyone back home will be watching the game,” says Everton’s Gueye. “I know that for a fact because last season I made a bad tackle on Sadio and I got messages straight away telling me to be careful about hurting him.”

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via Football | The Guardian

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