Liverpool's reserve goalkeeper Adrian has cemented his status as a fan favourite with his latest hilarious social media commentary poking fun at star winger Sadio Mane.
The Senegal international has been on fire this season and is the Reds' top scorer with 11 goals, leading the way ahead of Mohamed Salah with 10 and Divorck Origi and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who both have five each.
Mane spent two seasons plying his trade with Liverpool's Champions League opponents RB Salzburg between 2012 and 2014, before he was sold to Southampton for £11.8m.
The Red Bull Arena clearly has some fond memories for the 27-year-old, as he proceeded to show Adrian and Xherdan Shaqiri some of his finest goals in the 30,000 capacity arena.
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The backup stopper swiped a pic of the moment and put it on his Instagram account, with added lines of text for comedy value.
"Guys, I will show you some of my goals in this stadium," 'says' Mane in the photo.
"Yes, yes not bad… but we want some more tomorrow night!" 'reply' Adrian and Shaqiri.
The banter went down well with Liverpool fans, whose team have barely put a foot wrong this season and sit eight points clear of Leicester at the top of the Premier League.
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"Imagine having this sort of team spirit literally anywhere," commented one adoring Reds fan.
A second chimed in: "I follow every player on Instagram and I see Adrian is always commenting on everyones pictures, haha.
"And on top of that he’s so consistently hilarious"
"Adrian is the pl signing of the season. Don’t @ me," wrote a third.
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"Why are our backup keepers such great professionals! Mignolet and now Adrian. Don't think any other team is this fortunate," added a fourth supporter.
Liverpool need just a point against Salzburg to be sure of a place in the Champions League last 16.
Jurgen Klopp's side are top of Group E and will guarantee finishing in that position with a win.
Salzburg, who lost 4-3 at Anfield in October, need to win and hope Napoli are beaten by Belgian side Genk.
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"Everybody knows it's a final and we're prepared – Salzburg has to win against us," said Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.
"We are not a typical Champions League winner, we're still ambitious like crazy, we will go for everything and run for our lives.
"It's not that I expect us to go through, I expect us to play the best game we can play."
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