It appears that Sadio Mane, a Liverpool icon, is likely to leave Bayern Munich after only a year, due to a disagreement with his teammate Leroy Sane.
According to reports, Sadio Mane, a former Liverpool player, will be leaving his current team, Bayern Munich, this summer. The decision to depart is said to stem from an incident in which Mane reportedly struck his teammate Leroy Sane following a loss to Manchester City.
Mane had previously spent six successful seasons at Liverpool, where he won multiple trophies, including the Premier League, the Champions League, both domestic cups, and the Club World Cup. However, he left the Premier League last summer to join Bayern Munich. Unfortunately, Mane has struggled to find his form in Germany this season, and an injury prevented him from participating in the World Cup.
Since the altercation with Sane, Mane has been suspended and has reportedly felt isolated from the team. Now, sources indicate that a transfer for Mane is likely this summer.
Rumors suggest that Liverpool is interested in re-signing their former star player, Sadio Mane, and Mane himself reportedly revealed last summer that Liverpool’s manager, Jurgen Klopp, wanted him to stay at the club. However, according to the same journalist who reported Mane’s comments,
Bayern Munich is now considering a swap deal that would see Mane leave for Napoli striker Victor Osimhen. Mane has struggled to find his form at Bayern Munich, and it seems that the club may be willing to part ways with him in exchange for a new striker.
According to Christian Falk, a German journalist, Victor Osimhen’s girlfriend Stephanie is German and would like to return to her home country, which could be a factor in Bayern Munich’s interest in the Napoli striker. However, the stumbling block in any potential swap deal involving Sadio Mane is believed to be his high wages, which may be too much for Napoli to afford.
As a result, Mane may need to consider other options, including a potential move to a wealthier club, such as one in the Premier League. While Manchester United has a historical connection to Mane, it’s also possible that Liverpool could explore the possibility of bringing Mane back to Anfield, especially with their current frontline not performing as well this season.
Although rumors suggest that Sadio Mane could potentially return to Liverpool, a deal at this stage seems unlikely. Since Mane’s departure, Liverpool has already acquired two new forwards in Darwin Nunez and Cody Gakpo, which may make it difficult to accommodate Mane’s return without selling one of their current strikers, such as Mohamed Salah, Luis Diaz, or Diogo Jota. Additionally, Mane is now 31 years old, which could also be a factor in Liverpool’s decision-making process.