PICTURED: Sadio Mane is seen in Bayern Munich gear for the first time
IMAGE: Sadio Mane can be seen in Bayern Munich kit for the first time as he completes his medical and signs autographs for fans before signing his £250,000-a-week deal to seal Liverpool’s exit
- Sadio Mane has completed the first part of his medical examination at Bayern Munich
- Bundesliga champions have signed Mane from Liverpool for £35.1million
- He was pictured in the German club’s outfit posing for photos with fans
- The Senegalese star expressed his wish to leave Anfield at the end of the season
- The Reds have already signed Darwin Nunez from Benfica for a potential £85m
Sadio Mane has completed the first leg of his medical with Bayern Munich in Germany after coming in from Mallorca on Tuesday, as the attacker moves closer to a move to the Bundesliga giants.
Liverpool reached a £35.1m deal with the German club for the 30-year-old last week and he landed at Munich airport on Tuesday morning.
The attacker arrived in Bavaria on a private jet from Mallorca with his adviser Bjorn Bezemer and then went to Barmherzige Bruder hospital to receive his medical treatment.
Sadio Mane can be seen in Bayern Munich kit for the first time as he completes his medical check
The Senegal star will join Julian Nagelsmann for £35.1million from Liverpool
Later, Mané emerged from the medical facility in Bayern Munich’s training clothes and posed for photos with fans outside.
The attacker is expected to be unveiled on Wednesday by the Bundesliga champions at the Allianz Arena.
The Reds were reluctant to lose their star this summer, but a move became almost inevitable when the Senegalese international, who is in the final year of his contract, confirmed his desire to leave Anfield.
After Liverpool had already turned down two offers, including what were perceived as unrealistic bonuses, Liverpool finally agreed to pay £27.4million with an additional £5.1million based on appearances and £2.6million based on appearances. individual and team performance.
Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic led the negotiations and was well aware that Mane was determined to join the German champions and determined to close a deal for an asking price of less than £42.5 million from Liverpool .
The Liverpool attacker confirmed his wish to leave Anfield at the end of the season
Sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic led negotiations with the Reds to get a deal across the line
Mane’s departure from Anfield sees Liverpool approaching the end of an era as he is the first of Jurgen Klopp’s original famed front three to leave the club.
Along with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino, Mane helped the Reds win their sixth Champions League and end their 30-year wait for a Premier League title.
He joined Liverpool for £31million plus £2.5million in add-ons from Southampton in 2016 and quickly became an integral part of Klopp’s revolution on Merseyside.
During his six-year stint with the club, the Senegalese international scored 120 goals in 269 appearances in all competitions.
The 30-year-old is the first of Jürgen Klopp’s original front three to leave the club
Roberto Firmino, Mo Salah and Mane formed one of the world’s most powerful attacking trios
He has had an exceptional year so far, winning the Africa Cup of Nations with Senegal before helping Liverpool win the Carabao Cup and FA Cup and finishing second in the Premier League and Champions League.
As Mane heads for the exit, Liverpool have already secured his replacement by signing Darwin Nunez from Benfica for a potential club record of £85million.
The Reds have also secured the purchases of Fabio Carvalho and Calvin Ramsay as they wrap up their summer activities.