Sadio Mane: Senegal international ready to leave Liverpool for Bayern Munich
Sadio Mane is set to leave Premier League legend Liverpool after spending six years to join Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. Liverpool will have a fixed fee of $34 million with an add-on of $9 million for the Senegal forward, depending on player attendance for team and individual prizes. The Reds signed the 30-year-old forward from Southampton for $40 million in 2016 when Jurgen Klopp was building the side.
Mane informed Liverpool of his decision to leave after losing their UEFA Champions League final against mighty Real Madrid, who won their 14th UCL title. However, Mane had indicated before the final that he would announce his future move after the Champions League final.
Sadio Mane deal completed, Bayern director Hasan Salihamidic confirmed after meeting in England: “Yes, Sadio is coming to Bayern”, he just told @Sky_Torben. #lfc
This morning the paperwork is being done after a full agreement with Liverpool. #FCBayern pic.twitter.com/RTTS4OBxwA – Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 17, 2022
Bayern Munich are hoping to lose their star forward Robert Lewandowski for the upcoming season when the Poland international announced his request to find a new challenge for his career. Spanish club FC Barcelona are trying to take aim at the 34-year-old, who is at the top of his career scoring goals for fun.
Sadio Mane has scored 120 goals for Liverpool in his 269 appearances and won major titles such as Champions League (1), Premier League (1), FA Cup (1), Caraboa Cup (1), UEFA Super Cup (1) and Huh. World Cup in his six years with the club.