Bayern Munich Set to Complete Sadio Mane Transfer from Liverpool

Sadio Mane with Liverpool in 2019
Sadio Mane with Liverpool in 2019. Photo by Magi Haroun/REX/Shutterstock (10202829t)

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich are in the final stages of completing a deal for Senegal forward Sadio Mane. Bayern agreed to pay up to €41 million for the player’s services to Liverpool, and the transfer is expected to be completed in the coming days.

Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic already confirmed the deal to Sky Sports News.

“Yes, Sadio is coming to Bayern,” said Salihamidzic when asked about Mane.

According to reports, Liverpool will receive €32 million upfront for Mane. The remaining €9 million is subject to various clauses and add-ons. Mane himself already agreed to personal terms with Bayern and will reportedly ink a three-year deal.

Sadio Mane was expected to leave Liverpool this summer, considering that he had only one year left on his contract. Bayern immediately emerged as the 30-year-old’s biggest fan, but the two clubs went back and forth over price in recent weeks. The Reds became more open to lowering their demands after completing a record deal with Benfica for attacker Darwin Nunez earlier this week, which proved crucial for speeding up the talks.

Mane will leave Liverpool having scored 120 goals in all competitions since he joined the club in 2016. He won several trophies at Anfield, including the Premier League title and UEFA Champions League.

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