Sadio Mane has made his feelings very clear on Liverpool's sharp decline since he left
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Former Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is "convinced" Liverpool will "overcome" their problems this season.
Mane left the Reds last summer to join Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich after six years at Anfield.
Although his time in Germany has been hindered by injury, having not started a match since last November.
Since his departure, Liverpool have struggled for form, languishing in seventh place in the Premier League, nine points adrift of the top four.
They are also on the verge of being knocked out of the Champions League.
They were beaten 5-2 by to European giants Real Madrid in the first leg of their last 16 tie, leaving them with a mountain to climb at the Bernabeu.
Meanwhile, the Reds were knocked out of the FA Cup by Brighton, suffering a 2-1 defeat as their last feasible chance at silverware slipped away.
Mane backs Klopp to "lead Liverpool back"
However, Mane has insisted he is not worried about his former club, believing Jurgen Klopp is the right man to lead them forward.
"Liverpool will be back," Mane told German publication Bild. "I'm convinced they will overcome this situation.
"They had many injuries and tough tests, but Jurgen Klopp is definitely the right man. He will lead Liverpool back up, from this season - the players love him."
Most recently, Liverpool played out a disappointing goalless draw against Crystal Palace.
"If you have three games in a week or two games it's a big difference," he said.
However, some fans reacted angrily, claiming he was making excuses.
Liverpool face Wolves next in the Premier League, as they seek revenge for a 3-0 defeat at Molineux in February.
Following that, they face historic rivals Manchester United, with Manchester City, Chelsea, and Arsenal all to play in their next seven league fixtures.