African footballer Sadio Mane has joined Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich. FC Bayern have signed Sadio Mané from Liverpool for an initial £27.5m with £7.5m in add-ons. The 30-year-old forward has agreed a join the German record champions until 30 June 2025. This is the most talked transfer of the Summer Transfer window till now. In the last few years, Mane has established himself as one of the best attacking players in the world of football. He joined Liverpool from Southampton. During his six years stint at Anfield, he won the Premier League, the Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Super Cup, FA Cup and Carabao Cup. Mane has always been loved by the English fans but his sudden decision to join Bayern has sparked plenty of conversations in the media. Why Sadio Mane left Liverpool to join Bayern Munich?
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Sadio Mane had six incredible seasons at Anfield. Therefore, his sudden departure wil definitely be questioned. It is quite shocking to thought about the process as to why Liverpool allowed such a crucial player leave so easily. He was so instrumental for the club in the last few years.
Why Sadio Mane left Liverpool to join Bayern Munich?
Here’s what Sadio Mane said about joining Bayern Munich:
“My life has always been a challenge. When my adviser informed me of Bayern’s interest for the first time I was all flame and fire. I could instantly see me there. For me it was the right club at the right time. It is one of the world’s biggest club who always battles for all titles. For me the feeling was right when Bayern presented their plan. I saw myself in Bayern’s plan more than in any other.”
Mane will be leaving Liverpool after 269 appearances. He scored 120 goals in all competitions. He also played a very crucial role in Liverpool’s Champions League title in 2018-19 and the Premier League crown a season later.
Bayern wanted to add more spark in their attack after wingers Serge Gnabry and Leroy Sane lacked consistency in the past season. This move also comes after the confirmation that Lewandowski will leave the club. For the last 2 years, Mane has turned himself into a centre forward. Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga for a 10th straight time but their UCL campaign was not up to the mark after they failed to get past the quarter-final stage in the Champions League.