The in-form Senegal international has scored in each of his last four games, helping Jurgen Klopp’s men to two wins and two draws.
And the 45-year-old, who expects Mohamed Salah to be handled expertly by Bayern's David Alaba, is confident that the 26-year-old can open up the German’s defence and help the Reds claim
“Left-back David Alaba has been an outstanding player for Bayern for nearly 10 years. I think he might be able to deal with Mo Salah but I think Mane v Kimmich will be one of the key battles,” Hamann told Echo.
“I really think Liverpool have a great chance to exploit that
Mane scored 10 goals in the competition last season to help Liverpool to the final before losing to Real Madrid.
The former Southampton winger will hope to add to his 13 goals this season in the encounter.