Sadio Mane’s future has lately been updated by transfer specialist Fabrizio Romano. The Liverpool forward is close to signing a three-year contract with Bayern Munich after reaching a verbal agreement. The player is ready to terminate his time at Anfield and move to the Bundesliga to take the next step in his career.
Bayern Munich is reportedly in the last stages of negotiations with Liverpool about the transfer fee, according to Fabrizio Romano. The Bavarians have had two previous bids rejected by the Premier League giants, but they are preparing to provide new terms that should persuade the Reds to allow their prized attacker to leave.
Bayern Munich has informally agreed on personal terms with Mane, after Liverpool’s announcement of Darwin Nunez‘s arrival. The Uruguayan superstar has signed a long-term contract with the Reds, with the club paying a hefty fee for the former SL Benfica forward’s services.
Nunez is anticipated to take Mane’s place in the starting lineup. The teenager can play everywhere on the frontline, and his technical ability, along with his speed, should allow him to blend in seamlessly with Liverpool’s Diogo Jota, Mohamed Salah, and Luis Diaz.
Nunez’s arrival at Anfield also means Sadio Mane’s time on Merseyside is coming to an end. The Senegalese international has a fantastic record for Liverpool, with 120 goals and 48 assists in 269 competitive games, including helping the team win the Premier League and the UEFA Champions League, among other accolades.
However, it is no secret that the attacker has been dissatisfied at Liverpool due to his poor earnings. Mane has also spent the majority of his time at Anfield under Mohamed Salah’s tutelage. That should change once he joins Bayern Munich, where he might become the focal point of the Bavarian frontline.
Bayern Munich is expected to lose Robert Lewandowski to FC Barcelona in the summer. The departure of the Pole is expected to leave a major gap in the Bundesliga club’s goal-scoring department, which is where Sadio Mane enters the picture.
Despite not being a true center-forward, Mane’s versatility to play anywhere across the frontline, combined with his production, makes him an enticing target for Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp. After years of relying on Lewandowski, the youthful strategist wants to make Bayern more adaptable in the future.