Catch a glimpse of what is in store at Saints with video highlights of Sadio Mane and Toby Alderweireld

New £10m winger Sadio Mane

Toby Alderweireld signed for Saints on a season-long loan from Atletico Madrid

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THEY beat the transfer deadline by a whisker.

And now excitement is building ahead of the debuts of new Saints stars Sadio Mane and Toby Alderweireld.

The latter, who plays at centre-back or right-back, signed from Spanish champions Atletico Madrid on a season-long loan while winger Mane was a £10m signing from Red Bull Salzburg in Austria.

And see below for a glimpse at what the pair will bring to Saints.

  • Toby Alderweireld

  • Sadio Mane

 

 

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12:34pm Tue 2 Sep 14

FindAndDestroy says...

Mane got talent and pace, If RoKo uses him properly, he might be hit!!!
Please Brenda next time go shop up North.!!
Mane got talent and pace, If RoKo uses him properly, he might be hit!!! Please Brenda next time go shop up North.!! FindAndDestroy
  • Score: 5

1:04pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Jan28th1984 says...

Yea they both look a real handful. If they play with that pace Pelle will be a like a dog with two d!cks.
They will do a great job for us this season, and for Liverpool next season.

(Tell you what - Lallana wouldn't get in our team now..... lol)
Yea they both look a real handful. If they play with that pace Pelle will be a like a dog with two d!cks. They will do a great job for us this season, and for Liverpool next season. (Tell you what - Lallana wouldn't get in our team now..... lol) Jan28th1984
  • Score: 7

1:48pm Tue 2 Sep 14

nomorerumours says...

Wow!!!! I was already suffering from excessive over excitement before I watched these videos. Yes, as someone pointed out on another Echo post, Mane's style of play does resemble Rahim Sterling - looks even better!!! Reminds me a little of Rod Wallace at his best but Sadio looks like he'll be far more consistent. With RonKo giving Mane and Tadic "right to roam" roles they will be almost impossible to mark. They will stretch any top defense, EPL or worldwide. It's amazing how other clubs missed out on him and is a testament to our scouting team's excellent work. There were rumours that Spuds were interested, one report said that they had hijacked out bid with a £12m offer. Fortunately, the rumours were wrong or, more likely, Spuds were too obsessed in buying JayRod. Another rumour suggested that Spuds had tabled a £25m bid for JayRod (£13m + Townsend) but RonKo just said "no". So other clubs just look at us for their potential signings while we either grow our own talent or make shrewd purchases. Now even my top 3 EPL finish (predicted earlier today) seems too conservative. How about 2nd, above City, giving Chelsea a run for their money. Yes, I'm getting carried away (and I probably should be) but this is going to be an amazing season and many more to come!!!
Wow!!!! I was already suffering from excessive over excitement before I watched these videos. Yes, as someone pointed out on another Echo post, Mane's style of play does resemble Rahim Sterling - looks even better!!! Reminds me a little of Rod Wallace at his best but Sadio looks like he'll be far more consistent. With RonKo giving Mane and Tadic "right to roam" roles they will be almost impossible to mark. They will stretch any top defense, EPL or worldwide. It's amazing how other clubs missed out on him and is a testament to our scouting team's excellent work. There were rumours that Spuds were interested, one report said that they had hijacked out bid with a £12m offer. Fortunately, the rumours were wrong or, more likely, Spuds were too obsessed in buying JayRod. Another rumour suggested that Spuds had tabled a £25m bid for JayRod (£13m + Townsend) but RonKo just said "no". So other clubs just look at us for their potential signings while we either grow our own talent or make shrewd purchases. Now even my top 3 EPL finish (predicted earlier today) seems too conservative. How about 2nd, above City, giving Chelsea a run for their money. Yes, I'm getting carried away (and I probably should be) but this is going to be an amazing season and many more to come!!! nomorerumours
  • Score: 12

2:07pm Tue 2 Sep 14

nomorerumours says...

Jan28th1984 wrote:
Yea they both look a real handful. If they play with that pace Pelle will be a like a dog with two d!cks.
They will do a great job for us this season, and for Liverpool next season.

(Tell you what - Lallana wouldn't get in our team now..... lol)
Ye of little faith
[quote][p][bold]Jan28th1984[/bold] wrote: Yea they both look a real handful. If they play with that pace Pelle will be a like a dog with two d!cks. They will do a great job for us this season, and for Liverpool next season. (Tell you what - Lallana wouldn't get in our team now..... lol)[/p][/quote]Ye of little faith nomorerumours
  • Score: 3

2:08pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Alicesdad says...

Is Mane Billy Whizz or what?

One thing about these videos, a lot of these chances wouldn't have happened in the Premiership, the defending in the EPL is a step up so he's going to have to get used to making the most of every sniff he gets. Super speed is never enough. But on these showings you can see why we went after him.

Alderweireld looks like the really big catch .. in signing him and Tadic I think Ron has pulled masterstroke .. those two are real quality.

One last point to ponder - is Long ever going to get a game in this squad?
Is Mane Billy Whizz or what? One thing about these videos, a lot of these chances wouldn't have happened in the Premiership, the defending in the EPL is a step up so he's going to have to get used to making the most of every sniff he gets. Super speed is never enough. But on these showings you can see why we went after him. Alderweireld looks like the really big catch .. in signing him and Tadic I think Ron has pulled masterstroke .. those two are real quality. One last point to ponder - is Long ever going to get a game in this squad? Alicesdad
  • Score: 3

5:01pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Jan28th1984 says...

nomorerumours wrote:
Jan28th1984 wrote:
Yea they both look a real handful. If they play with that pace Pelle will be a like a dog with two d!cks.
They will do a great job for us this season, and for Liverpool next season.

(Tell you what - Lallana wouldn't get in our team now..... lol)
Ye of little faith
Sorry mate but my faith has been shaken a bit lately.....

I hope I'm wrong - I really do.
[quote][p][bold]nomorerumours[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jan28th1984[/bold] wrote: Yea they both look a real handful. If they play with that pace Pelle will be a like a dog with two d!cks. They will do a great job for us this season, and for Liverpool next season. (Tell you what - Lallana wouldn't get in our team now..... lol)[/p][/quote]Ye of little faith[/p][/quote]Sorry mate but my faith has been shaken a bit lately..... I hope I'm wrong - I really do. Jan28th1984
  • Score: -4

5:06pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Jan28th1984 says...

Alicesdad wrote:
Is Mane Billy Whizz or what?

One thing about these videos, a lot of these chances wouldn't have happened in the Premiership, the defending in the EPL is a step up so he's going to have to get used to making the most of every sniff he gets. Super speed is never enough. But on these showings you can see why we went after him.

Alderweireld looks like the really big catch .. in signing him and Tadic I think Ron has pulled masterstroke .. those two are real quality.

One last point to ponder - is Long ever going to get a game in this squad?
Yea - Shane Long will get his chance I reckon (injuries, suspensions, you know how it goes). I'm sure I read somewhere that Rocket Ron wants to get some squad rotation going so everyone gets a go.
Good policy I think because don't forget we have already got some sh!t-hot kids like Sam Gallagher and Sam McQueen waiting for their chance...
[quote][p][bold]Alicesdad[/bold] wrote: Is Mane Billy Whizz or what? One thing about these videos, a lot of these chances wouldn't have happened in the Premiership, the defending in the EPL is a step up so he's going to have to get used to making the most of every sniff he gets. Super speed is never enough. But on these showings you can see why we went after him. Alderweireld looks like the really big catch .. in signing him and Tadic I think Ron has pulled masterstroke .. those two are real quality. One last point to ponder - is Long ever going to get a game in this squad?[/p][/quote]Yea - Shane Long will get his chance I reckon (injuries, suspensions, you know how it goes). I'm sure I read somewhere that Rocket Ron wants to get some squad rotation going so everyone gets a go. Good policy I think because don't forget we have already got some sh!t-hot kids like Sam Gallagher and Sam McQueen waiting for their chance... Jan28th1984
  • Score: 5

5:17pm Tue 2 Sep 14

SpanishSaint says...

You can see why RK went for these two, Mane is quick & tricky and can certainly hit a ball. Anderweireld is classy and can score. Like someone mentioned we should now have players to give Pelle and others the service they need. Well done RK!
You can see why RK went for these two, Mane is quick & tricky and can certainly hit a ball. Anderweireld is classy and can score. Like someone mentioned we should now have players to give Pelle and others the service they need. Well done RK! SpanishSaint
  • Score: 4

6:08pm Tue 2 Sep 14

nomorerumours says...

SpanishSaint wrote:
You can see why RK went for these two, Mane is quick & tricky and can certainly hit a ball. Anderweireld is classy and can score. Like someone mentioned we should now have players to give Pelle and others the service they need. Well done RK!
Agree 100%. When Pelle starts knocking in their crosses regularly and draws out the defenders to give the others a clearer chance when they're in on goal as well as laying on some direct assists, we'll end up with twice as many goals as last season and silence all the doubters.
[quote][p][bold]SpanishSaint[/bold] wrote: You can see why RK went for these two, Mane is quick & tricky and can certainly hit a ball. Anderweireld is classy and can score. Like someone mentioned we should now have players to give Pelle and others the service they need. Well done RK![/p][/quote]Agree 100%. When Pelle starts knocking in their crosses regularly and draws out the defenders to give the others a clearer chance when they're in on goal as well as laying on some direct assists, we'll end up with twice as many goals as last season and silence all the doubters. nomorerumours
  • Score: 3

8:37pm Tue 2 Sep 14

saintbobby says...

Both these guys look the bees knees. Quite right about some defending, but the ball seems to stick to Mane like a magnet and he is quick.

Toby also, looks very exciting and he gave a very enthusiastic interview on the BBC South Today.

I must say both these films left me buzzing, different leagues and editing OK, but still very promising indeed. As usual, well done everyone at St. Mary's!
Both these guys look the bees knees. Quite right about some defending, but the ball seems to stick to Mane like a magnet and he is quick. Toby also, looks very exciting and he gave a very enthusiastic interview on the BBC South Today. I must say both these films left me buzzing, different leagues and editing OK, but still very promising indeed. As usual, well done everyone at St. Mary's! saintbobby
  • Score: 2
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