OFFICIAL: Sadio Mane Completes His Move to Bayern Munich
The news was confirmed on the official website of Bayern Munich on Monday, June 20th, 2022. According to reports, the Bavarian paid €32 million for the former Liverpool player and he is expected to stay at the club until the summer of 2025. The Anfield club are also expected to receive add-ons which will see the total deal run to €40 million.
The Senegalese expressed his delight concerning his transfer to the Bundesliga club, according to him, the move to Bayern is a challenge that he needs.
I am really happy to finally be at FC Bayern in Munich. We spoke a lot and I felt big interest from this great club right from the beginning, so for me there were no doubts. It’s the right time for this challenge. I want to achieve a lot with this club, in Europe too. During my time in Salzburg I watched a lot of Bayern games – I really like this club.
Mane told some of his friends at Liverpool after the UEFA Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid in Paris on Saturday, May 28th, 2022. The Senegalese was a key part of the success of the Reds during his time at the club
He played 269 games for Anfield club, finding the back 120 times and recording 30 assists. He won the Premier League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, the FIFA Club World Cup, the Carabao Cup and the FA Cup.
Bayern Munich supporters will hope Mane replicates at least the same form he displayed while he played for Liverpool.