Real Madrid or Barcelona is cooler, but why did Sadio Mane choose to join Bayern Munich

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Sadio Mane is one of the best wingers in recent seasons. Although Liverpool failed to win the Champions League title in the 2017/18 season, Mane was a goal machine for the Reds. The Senegalese star managed to score seven goals in seven knockout games in the Champions League that season.

Liverpool star Sadio Mane is just one step away from joining the Bundesliga giants, Bayern Munich.

Since the last few days, Sadio Mane has been linked with Bayern Munich. Both Liverpool and Bayern have reportedly reached an agreement regarding the transfer of Mane to the Allianz Arena.

Sadio Mane’s move to Bayern Munich is on the verge of materializing. However, Scottish football legend Ally McCoist has questioned Mane’s decision to move to the German club.

Give Success Sadio Mane. The 29-year-old Senegalese winger, who has spent 6 seasons in Liverpool’s uniform, is ranked second as an active player who has scored the most goals for Liverpool in all competitions. He has scored 111 goals and 45 assists in all competitions.

Mane has played for Liverpool for six seasons. The Senegalese winger managed to present everything for the Reds including the Premier League and Champions League.

However, the 30-year-old is intent on leaving Liverpool this summer. Mane is said to want to find a new challenge at another club.

Surprise McCoist was very surprised by the steps Mane took. He feels the level of the Bundesliga is very far below the Premier League.

“Is it because he wants to play in another country? Possible. Will he go to a better league? No,” McCoist told talkSPORT.

“Will he go to a more competitive league? No. Will he go to a better team? No. I find it very strange.”

Can go to Spain Sadio Mane joined Liverpool after joining from Southampton at the start of the 2016/2017 season. (AFP/Glyn Kirk)
According to McCoist, Mane will make much more sense when moving to Barcelona or Real Madrid. However, Mane did not.

“The only thing I can see is the lure, the size of the club, Bayern Munich, is that something he’s always wanted to do?” McCoist continued.

“I can actually understand it better if it’s Real Madrid or Barcelona. I can understand it better, because maybe the lure of one of those clubs, especially Real Madrid,” he explained.

Join Now Bayern Munich, through Hasan Salihamidzic, confirmed that Sadio Mane will soon leave Liverpool and move to the Allianz Arena.

Bayern Munich are negotiating a third offer worth around 32 million euros, which could balloon to 40 million euros. Liverpool finally accepted this offer.