Liverpool have actually accepted Bayern Munich's most current offer for Sadio Mané and the forward is due to have a medical prior to signing a three-year contract. Bayern are paying a guaranteed ₤ 28m and the charge could reach ₤ 35m with add-ons.
Mané informed Liverpool of his desire to leave right after the Champions League final and made Bayern his favored destination. Bids from the German club were declined prior to a deal was reached on Friday. Bayern's sporting director, Hasan Salihamidzic, validated the move to Sky Sports in Germany on Friday night. "Yes, Sadio is coming to Bayern," he said.
The Senegal international has been at Liverpool since 2016 and decided the time was right for a new experience. He had one year left on his contract. Liverpool wanted a replacement-- in addition to a suitable cost-- and today secured Darwin Núñez from Benfica in a deal that could reach ₤ 85m. Núñez, who turns 23 next week, is 7 years younger than Mané.
At Bayern, Robert Lewandowski is figured out to leave for Barcelona, who are preparing a new bid for the striker after personal terms were concurred. The Pole is also being pursued by Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain however Bayern have said they have no objective of permitting him to move.
Mané is the second first-team forward to leave Anfield this summer after Divock Origi, who was an even more peripheral figure and is due in Milan next week to sign for the Serie A champions. Mané started 32 of Liverpool's Premier League games last season and 11 of their 13 Champions League fixtures. In 269 appearances for the club he scored 120 goals and assisted 48.
Liverpool appreciated the respectful way which Mané went out about interacting his desire to go. They had tried to persuade him to extend his contract however he was clear he saw his future elsewhere. Efforts to get Mohamed Salah to sign a new deal have actually likewise been not successful but the Egyptian has actually stated he will stay for next season, at the end of which he is due to become a free agent.
Núñez is the most high-profile of Liverpool's summer signings however 2 other players are joining Jürgen Klopp's team. Fábio Carvalho's move from Fulham has actually been confirmed and a ₤ 6.5 m deal has actually been agreed with Aberdeen to buy the right-back Calvin Ramsay.