Sadio Mane: Twitter reacts after Southampton striker scores quickest ever Premier League hat-trick in 2 minutes 56 seconds

Mane smashed Robbie Fowler's 21-year-old record

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As you probably know, Southampton striker Sadio Mane broke Robbie Fowler's 21-year-old record, with a massive bit of help from Aston Villa centre-back Ron Vlaar, to score the quickest hat-trick in Premier League history.

Fowler's treble, against Arsenal in 1994, came in a lightning quick four minutes 33 seconds for Liverpool, but Mane smashed that with three goals in a frankly ridiculous two minutes 56 seconds.

As an amusing side note, it meant that Mane had scored more goals in less than three minutes than £16million Liverpool flop Mario Balotelli has done all season.

Here's a round-up of the best (starting with our own, obviously):


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