MANE COMPLETES BAYERN MUNICH TRANSFER

Senegalese international star Sadio Mane has completed his transfer from Liverpool to German side Bayern Munich after he was unveiled on Wednesday. The FIFA Ballond'or contender underwent his medical at Bayern Munich on Tuesday as part of his transfer to the Allianz Arena. Liverpool and Bayern Munich had earlier agreed a transfer fee for the FIFA Ballond'or contender at the end of last week.


Liverpool and Bayern Munich agreed a fee worth €32m plus €9m in add-ons for Mane to sign for the Bavarian giants. €6m of the add-ons is based on appearances, while other €3m is based on individual and team achievements. The Reds turned down two bids for Mane before the third bid was accepted for him to leave Liverpool for the Allianz Arena. The FIFA Ballond'or contender had a year left on his Liverpool contract before signing for the Germans.

On his Bayern transfer, Mane said in his first interview as their new player thathe had no doubt in his mind about signing for the German champions as he had felt the great interest of the German club from the start. The 30-year-old said it was the right time for him to embrace a new challenge having spent six years at Liverpool.

Mane left Southampton to sign for fellow Premier League team Liverpool in a £34m deal in 2016. He scored 120 goals in 269 games for Liverpool. The African star ended the just concluded season with 23 goals in all competitions as Liverpool ended the campaign with two major trophies. Mane and Liverpool ended the season with the FA Cup and League Cup titles. On the international scene, Mane helped Senegal to qualify for this year's World Cup tournament in addition to scoring the winning penalty as Senegal won the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Cameroon by beating Egypt on penalties.