Sadio Mane to miss the World Cup following surgery

Sadio Mane
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Sadio Mane will miss Senegal's World Cup campaign following surgery on his injured knee tendon, the African nation confirmed on Friday.

Mane suffered a knee injury during Bayern Munich's 6-1 demolition of Werder Bremen earlier in November, but was included in Senegal's squad anyway. Following surgery, however, it has become clear that he can play no part in the competition. 

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