Bayern Signs Leroy Sane for £44.7m
Bayern Munich has announced the signing of Manchester City 24-year-old winger Leroy Sane, according to the player he said Bayern Munich is a “great club with big goals” he said this after he signed the five-year contract at the Bundesliga side. The Germany winger signed for Bayern Munich for a fee of about £44.7m which is likely to rise to £54.8m.
Leroy Sane joined Manchester City from Schalke in 2016 for £37m and has since won two Premier League titles with the English Premier League side, he also won the FA Cup and two League Cups. Leroy Sane said: “I want to win as many trophies as possible with Bayern, and the Champions League is the top priority.”
Leroy Sane was a key part of Manchester City team that won a domestic treble last year, but suffered an injury for a long time and spent almost the whole of this much of this season in the inury room. He has made 135 appearances for the Premier League side and scored 39 goals and made 45 assists.
Bayern chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said: “Our goal is to gather the best German players at FC Bayern and the signing of Leroy emphasises this goal.” Sane, who has 21 caps for Germany, will start training with Bayern next week, although he cannot play for them in the Champions League this season.