© Photo: FC Bayern press service.Footballer Sadio Mane.
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MOSCOW, 23 Jul – Striker Sadio Mane has said he was considering leaving English football club Liverpool last year.
In June, the 30-year-old Senegalese moved from Liverpool to the German Bayern Munich, signing a three-year contract.
“Last year I made the decision to leave Liverpool because I was looking for a new challenge for myself. I think I chose the right time for myself. I spoke with the manager a year ago and spoke about my desire to leave the team. -league, including six years with Liverpool, and I can say that we won almost everything that was possible, “Mane is quoted by BBC Sport Africa.
Mane joined Liverpool in 2016. He made 269 appearances for the club, scoring 120 goals and providing 48 assists. Together with the Reds, he became the champion of England, the Champions League, the Club World Cup, the UEFA Super Cup, won the FA Cup and the English League Cup. In addition to Liverpool, he represented the French Metz, the Austrian Salzburg and the English Southampton. With 90 caps and 32 goals scored for Senegal, Mane is the top scorer in the history of the national team.
On Thursday, Mane was named the best player in Africa for the second time in a row (2019, 2022).