Ended his six spells with Liverpool on Wednesday as an official Bayern Munich player, Sadio Mane on his reasons why he left was for a new challenge.
Won six major trophies with the Reds, on the ratio of one per a season, involved in158 goals in 268 appearances, the 30-year-old felt entitled to a new adventure amidst his departure to the German capital this summer.
€75M reported fee earned from Darwin Nunez’s move to Liverpool, Portuguese giants Benfica has reportedly splash €10M for the services of River Plate attacking midfielder with potential add-ons of €8M this summer.
The 21-year-old is thought to be a done deal via club statement earlier today and set to sign a five-year contract.
Still not satisfied with squad depth, Pep Guardiola on the latest report has expressed interest in signing Stefan Ortega – a free agent following his contract expiry with Bundesliga outfit Armenia to be his number 2 in the goalkeeping role next season.
The 29-year-old German International will replace want-away USA International Zack Steffen.