Manchester City is expressing interest in bringing Leroy Sane back from Bayern Munich, a move contested by Premier League rivals Liverpool. Sane, a 27-year-old German forward, initially joined City from Schalke in 2016, amassing 39 goals in 135 appearances. After recovering from a knee injury, he joined Bayern in 2020 and has recently displayed impressive form, contributing eight goals and six assists in the Bundesliga this season.
Reports from Christian Falk of BILD suggest that both City and Liverpool are vying for Sane’s signature, as his current contract with Allianz Arena is set to conclude in 2025. Despite City’s strong flank options following Jeremy Doku’s arrival, the allure of Sane, a player of prime quality potentially available at a reduced price, is evident. Liverpool, boasting talents like Mohamed Salah, Luis Diaz, Diogo Jota, and Cody Gakpo, may also find Sane’s appeal hard to resist.
Sane’s established partnership with Harry Kane at Bayern adds another layer of intrigue for both managers, especially considering the performances of Erling Haaland and Darwin Nunez leading their respective lines.