The Senegal forward is expected to sign a three-year contract and is set to hold his first Bayern press conference tomorrow. — Reuters pic
Tuesday, 21 Jun 2022 9:09 PM MYT
BERLIN, June 21 — Sadio Mane arrived in Germany on a private jet today in order undergo a medical with the Liverpool forward reportedly on the verge of signing for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.
Broadcaster Sky showed footage of the 30-year-old touching down at Munich airport before being taken to a hospital in the city centre for a medical exam by Bayern’s team doctor.
According to media reports, Mane’s transfer will cost Bayern around €41 million (RM191 million).
“I am happy he (Mane) has landed,” Thomas Mueller said while attending a golf tournament in Munich today.
Bayern’s Germany forward, a golf fan, joked that he soon hopes to see Mane hit “lots of birdies” on the city’s courses.
The Senegal forward is expected to sign a three-year contract and is set to hold his first Bayern press conference tomorrow.
Mane would be a replacement for wantaway Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski, who has been linked to a Barcelona transfer, and winger Serge Gnabry, who is stalling over a contract extension. — AFP