Bayern Munich on Wednesday accomplished the much-anticipated signing of Senegal ahead Sadio Mane from Liverpool on a three-year contact, the German champions stated.
🏆 Premier League champion
⏱ Fastest hat-trick in #PL historical past
⚽️ 111 PL objectives (90 – @LFC, 21 – @SouthamptonFC)
🥇 3x Player of the Month
Incredible achievements within the #PL, Sadio Mane! 🇸🇳 pic.twitter.com/BZpzDKNrUX
— Premier League (@premierleague) June 22, 2022
Bayern, who gained a record-extending tenth straight league title final season, have reportedly agreed on a switch value about 40 million euros ($42.10 million), together with add-ons, for the 30-year-old, who had a yr left on his Liverpool contract.
“Sadio Mane is a global star,” Bayern president Herbert Hainer stated. “He underscores the attractiveness of Bayern and the entire Bundesliga.”
The 30-year-old leaves Anfield after 269 appearances, having scored 120 objectives in all competitions, a stellar return that helped the membership to the Champions League title in 2018-19 and the Premier League crown a season later.
The ahead turned Bayern’s third signing of the shut season, following the arrivals of Ajax Amsterdam duo Ryan Gravenberch and Noussair Mazrouai.
What a number of months for Sadio Mane 🏆🇸🇳🥇✍️ pic.twitter.com/Hr9CbT6tyC
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“I am very happy to finally be at Bayern Munich,” Sane stated. “We had lots of talks and I felt the curiosity of this massive membership from the beginning.
“This is why I had no doubt. This is the right time for this challenge. I want to achieve a lot of things with this club, also internationally.”
“I’m very happy to finally be with FC Bayern in Munich. I really have great feelings. So there was no doubt in my mind right from the start: this is the right time for this challenge”.
Sadio Mané, new Bayern participant. pic.twitter.com/I2H9hrnFoK
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 22, 2022
Bayern are determined for his versatile attacking spark, with wingers Serge Gnabry and Leroy Sane having lacked consistency up to now season.
The Bavarians nonetheless gained the German league for a tenth straight time however didn’t get previous the quarter-final stage within the Champions League. They had additionally didn’t progress within the competitors in 2021, a yr after lifting the trophy.
The Bundesliga can be eager on recent massive names, particularly for the reason that departure of Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland to hitch Manchester City and high striker Robert Lewandowski’s uncertain future at Bayern.
Mane was amongst Liverpool’s stand-out performers final season, netting 23 instances as Juergen Klopp’s facet secured the home cup double and narrowly missed out on the league title to Manchester City.
Sadio Mané’s Premier League profession by numbers:
◉ 263 video games
◉ 111 objectives
◉ 38 assists
◉ 1x Golden Boot
◉ 1x PL title
He leaves as a legend. 🙌 pic.twitter.com/k8iPvSUEoM
— Squawka (@Squawka) June 22, 2022
Mane gained six trophies in all following his change from Southampton in June 2016, forming a potent attacking trio with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino.
Klopp final month hailed Mane, his first main singing after taking on, as “world class” and likened him to a “machine” however the participant, looking forward to a brand new problem, declined a brand new contract.