London: Liverpool made official on Tuesday the signing of Senegalese striker Sadio Mane from Southampton for the next five football seasons.

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Mane, 24, joins Liverpool in a deal that cost 34 million pounds sterling (USD 45.3 million), reports Efe. He underwent medical tests on Monday.

"I am very happy to be a part of Liverpool Football Club," the Senegalese told the Liverpool website.

Mane has scored 21 goals in 67 English Premier League (EPL) matches with Southampton since arriving in 2014.