‘In fact we might beat Liverpool’: Sadio Mane is eyeing his previous aspect’s scalp with Bayern Munich if the perimeters meet within the Champions League this season… because the £34m ahead says he’s concentrating 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’s seeking to do the identical factor to Liverpool throughout the 2022-2023 season
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 Enviornment 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 purpose in opposition to Bayern Munich in 2019 was his favorite purpose of all-time, Mane joked that it was earlier than rapidly back-tracking and insisting the German aspect would defeat Liverpool the subsequent time they met.
Talking within the official Bundesliga e-newsletter, Mane mentioned: ‘I mentioned perhaps my favorite however now I’d say second favorite purpose, not my first, as a result of he is my teammate.
‘No, I am joking… in fact, I believe it was a superb purpose, form of a superb purpose. We had a superb recreation. That is behind us. If we will 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
Mane, who arrived at Anfield from Southampton in 2016 for £34m, performed his final match for the Reds within the Champions League remaining defeat by Actual Madrid.
Mane hinted earlier than that match in Paris that his future could lie away from Anfield after which confirmed his intention to go away lower than 24 hours after the full-time whistle.
Followers have been disenchanted to listen to in regards to the 30-year-old’s departure as he was pivotal to Jurgen Klopp’s success with Liverpool.
Mane can be seeking to recreate the identical success at Bayern Munich and has no intention of letting Liverpool stand in his method.
Mane was a part of the Liverpool crew that bypassed Bayern within the Champions League Spherical of 16 again in 2019 however he insists the German aspect 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 online 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 needed it.
Manuel Neuer then got here racing out and Mane calmly turns the goalkeeper and fired it residence to assist Liverpool safe their 3-1 win.
It is a purpose Mane won’t overlook any time quickly, however he can be seeking to do one higher in opposition to Liverpool subsequent season.
Mane went on to debate his ambitions at Bayern, saying: ‘I do not assume it is simple [to win the Champions League]. I need to be clearer. In the event you play for Bayern Munich, I got here right here to win all of the video games attainable.
‘In fact, to win all of the trophies. In fact, earlier than the start of the season our goal is to win all of the trophies attainable. I am right here to assist my teammates and to attain our desires.’