‘Of course we might beat Liverpool’: Sadio Mane is eyeing his outdated facet’s scalp with Bayern Munich if the perimeters meet within the Champions League this season… because the £34m ahead says he’s focusing on ‘all of the trophies’ in his first marketing campaign
- Sadio Mane backed Bayern Munich to beat his former membership Liverpool subsequent season
- Mane signed a three-year contract price £250,000-a-week with Bayern Munich
- Mane beforehand scored in opposition to Bayern within the Champions League again in 2019
- He is trying to do the identical factor to Liverpool throughout the 2022-2023 season
Sadio Mane has backed Bayern Munich to beat his former membership Liverpool if the 2 European giants meet within the Champions league later this yr.
Mane put an finish to his six-year keep on the Merseyside membership by signing a three-year contract price £250,000-a-week on the Allianz Arena in June.
The Senegal star appears to be like again on his time at Liverpool fondly, however insists he’ll present no mercy to his former membership in the event that they meet within the Champions League this yr.
Sadio Mane (above) backed Bayern Munich to beat his former membership Liverpool subsequent season
When requested whether or not his objective in opposition to Bayern Munich in 2019 was his favorite objective of all-time, Mane joked that it was earlier than rapidly back-tracking and insisting the German facet would defeat Liverpool the subsequent time they met.
Speaking within the official Bundesliga publication, Mane mentioned: ‘I mentioned possibly my favorite however now I might say second favorite objective, not my first, as a result of he is my teammate.
‘No, I’m joking… in fact, I feel it was objective, type of objective. We had sport. This is behind us. If we’ll meet once more, in fact as Bayern Munich we might beat Liverpool.’
Mane beforehand scored in opposition to Bayern within the Champions League for Liverpool again in 2019
Now he’s trying to do the identical factor to Jurgen Klopp’s facet within the 2022-2023 marketing campaign
Mane, who arrived at Anfield from Southampton in 2016 for £34m, performed his final match for the Reds within the Champions League closing defeat by Real Madrid.
Mane hinted earlier than that match in Paris that his future might lie away from Anfield after which confirmed his intention to go away lower than 24 hours after the full-time whistle.
Fans have been upset to listen to concerning the 30-year-old’s departure as he was pivotal to Jurgen Klopp’s success with Liverpool.
Mane might be trying to recreate the identical success at Bayern Munich and has no intention of letting Liverpool stand in his means.
Mane was a part of the Liverpool workforce that bypassed Bayern within the Champions League Round of 16 again in 2019 however he insists the German facet will win subsequent time round.
Mane says he’s centered on serving to Bayern Munich will ‘all the trophies’ subsequent season
Mane had scored 10 targets in 10 video games when he discovered the again of the web in opposition to Bayern Munich in 2019.
The ahead raced defender Rafinha to the ball popping out of the sky on the fringe of the field and pulled off a spectacular first-touch to place it precisely the place he wished it.
Manuel Neuer then got here racing out and Mane calmly turns the goalkeeper and fired it house to assist Liverpool safe their 3-1 win.
It’s a objective Mane won’t overlook any time quickly, however he might be trying to do one higher in opposition to Liverpool subsequent season.
Mane went on to debate his ambitions at Bayern, saying: ‘I do not suppose it is easy [to win the Champions League]. I wish to be clearer. If you play for Bayern Munich, I got here right here to win all of the video games potential.
‘Of course, to win all of the trophies. Of course, earlier than the start of the season our goal is to win all of the trophies potential. I’m right here to assist my teammates and to realize our goals.’