The approaching summer transfer window will be crucial for Bayern Munich, who are facing the potential of finishing the season without a trophy for the first time in a decade. The defending Bundesliga champions are likely to bolster their offence and midfield during the summer transfer window.
Al-Hilal and Magpies fight for signing Bayern winger Sadio Mane
The addition of new players may have an impact on the future of some of the squad’s veteran members. Sadio Mane is anticipated to be among these players this summer. After a poor debut season in Bavaria, there has been much conjecture about Mane’s future at Bayern. It appears that interested clubs are already laying the foundation for Mane’s signing.
Al-Hilal has expressed an interest in signing Sadio Mane this summer, according to Footmercato. The Saudi Arabian club has contacted Mane about a possible transfer. However, the former Liverpool forward is unwilling to leave Bayern and wishes to continue playing in Bavaria next season. Along with Al-Hilal, Sky Sports Germany reported on Monday that Newcastle United is keeping a close eye on Sadio Mane’s status at Bayern Munich. After qualifying for next season’s Champions League, the English club wants to strengthen its squad with experience.
Meanwhile, Mane is said to have no intention of leaving Bayern so soon. The Senegalese forward has informed the club of his wish to stay and compete for a spot in the team next season. Bayern officials have yet to formally address the speculation regarding Mane’s future.
Die Roten might sell Mane in order to reduce its pay wages
Bayern anticipated Mane to make an immediate impact after joining from Liverpool last summer. In the first month of the season, he scored frequently, but his form faded as the squad fought for consistency. The 31-year-old had a major injury in early November that sidelined him for more than three months.
Mane returned to action towards the end of February. However, the former Liverpool forward’s recovery from this injury has not gone as planned. In recent months, he has failed to score goals. In recent weeks, the 31-year-old forward has not been the first-choice option in the attacking line.
From a sporting standpoint, Bayern should not give up on Mane just yet. Despite his dismal performances at Liverpool, he has recovered admirably. The 31-year-old forward has a lot to contribute at the highest level, and his expertise can be beneficial to Die Roten. On the other hand, if Rekordmeister wants to balance the books, it makes sense for him to listen to offers for Mane. The Senegalese forward is now one of Sabner Strasse’s highest-paid players. To bring in a top-tier scorer and defensive midfielder, the German club will have to reduce its pay wages. Mane appears to be the most likely prospect for this arrangement to succeed, thus it will come as no surprise if he plays his final Bundesliga game for Die Roten this weekend.
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