Football

Sadio Mane: Liverpool agree to sell £35.1m to Bayern Munich

18 Jun 2022 | 08:03

Reportedly, Liverpool have agreed a deal worth £ 35.1 million to sell Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich.

The Bundesliga champions will pay £27.5m up front, with another £5m due when the 30-year-old meets a stipulated appearance clause and a further £2.6m based on individual and team performance.

Mane, who joined Liverpool from Southampton in a final £33.5m deal, is in the final year of his contract and has expressed a desire to leave.

Bayern believe they can secure the Senegal striker on the cheap with an opening offer of £21.4m plus £4.2m in allowances, based on what Liverpool see as individual and team achievements unrealistic.

However, with the arrival of 22-year-old Benfica striker Darwin Nunez in a potential £85m club deal, the club are willing to allow Mane to leave on condition that Bayern make a deal. figure more in line with their £40m valuation.

After Bayern officials flew to Merseyside for a meeting on Friday, a compromise was made and an agreement was reached.

Mane, who is believed to have agreed a three-year contract with the German club, is likely to be a replacement for Robert Lewandowski, who has expressed a desire to leave.