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Sadio Mane Joins Bayern Munich

Liverpool’s forward Sadio Mane is close to completing a 3-year contract with after he completed the first part of his medical on Tuesday.

Sadio Mane Joins

He has been signing autographs in a Bayern top for the first time outside the hospital.

Mane is now expected to check in at the hotel, have lunch, have photographs and sign his contract, Sky reports.

Mane arrived in Germany on a private jet on Tuesday in order undergo a medical with the Liverpool forward reportedly on the verge of signing for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

Sky showed footage of the 30-year-old touching down at Munich airport before being taken to a hospital in the city centre for a medical exam by Bayern’s team doctor.

According to media reports, Mane’s transfer will cost Bayern around 41 million euros (£35 million, $43 million).

“I am happy he (Mane) has landed,” Thomas Mueller said while attending a golf tournament in Munich on Tuesday.

Bayern’s Germany forward, a golf fan, joked that he soon hopes to see Mane hit “lots of birdies” on the city’s courses.

The Senegal forward is expected to sign a three-year contract and is set to hold his first Bayern press conference Wednesday.

Mane would be a replacement for wantaway Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski, has been linked to a transfer, and winger Serge Gnabry, who is stalling over a contract extension.

AFP, SKY

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