Sadio Mane joins Bayern Munich from Liverpool

Sadio Mane has completed a £35m move from Liverpool to Bayern Munich on a three-year contract. The Reds will receive 32m euros (£27.4m) with an additional 6m euros based on appearances, plus 3m euros for individual and team achievements. Liverpool turned down two bids from Bayern before agreeing a fee for the Senegal forward, who was under contract until next summer.…

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Sadio Mane set to join Bayern Munich at £35m

Liverpool have agreed a 41m euro (£35.1m) deal to sell Sadio Mane to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. The Reds will get a fixed 32m euros (£27.4m) with an additional 6m euros based on appearances and 3m euros based on individual and team achievements. Liverpool turned down two bids from Bayern before accepting their latest offer for the 30-year-old, whose deal with…

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Sadio Mane becomes Senegal’s all-time top scorer

Senegal forward Sadio Mane netted a hat-trick on Saturday against Benin 3-1 in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to become his country’s all-time top scorer. The Liverpool forward opened the scored in the 12th minute from a penalty kick, then doubled the lead ten minutes later and finally broke the record in the 60th minute from another penalty…

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Liverpool survive scare in Spain

Liverpool survived a scare against Villarreal to move into the Champions League final – and keep their hopes of winning an unprecedented quadruple alive. The Reds had comfortably won 2-0 in the first leg but that advantage was wiped out after only 41 minutes at a noisy and passionate El Madrigal as the Spanish side pushed for a huge upset.…

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Liverpool seals UCL quarterfinal spot

Liverpool remain in the hunt for a historic quadruple after a thrilling draw with Benfica secured a Champions League semi-final against Villarreal. Having established a 3-1 lead in Lisbon, Liverpool extended their advantage with Ibrahima Konate’s powerful 21st-minute header from a Kostas Tsimikas corner. Benfica equalised through Goncalo Ramos’ excellent turn and finish, before Roberto Firmino’s two second-half goals –…

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Liverpool ease past Watford as EPL returns

Liverpool beat struggling Watford to complete a remarkable return to the top of the Premier League – for a few hours at least. The Reds trailed Manchester City by 14 points on 15 January, but a 10th straight league win at a raucous Anfield took them above Pep Guardiola’s side, whom they meet on 10 April. Diogo Jota’s 20th club…

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World Cup: Mane helps Senegal beat Egypt and qualify for Qatar

Sadio Mane scored the winning penalty in a shootout to send Senegal to the 2022 World Cup after Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah missed his spot-kick for Egypt. In a repeat of the Africa Cup of Nations final, Senegal were left jubilant at the final whistle after winning on penalties, with Egypt’s players disconsolate and Salah – one of the world’s…

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Liverpool maintains top form with win over Brighton

Liverpool cut Manchester City’s lead to three points with victory at Brighton to extend their winning run to eight Premier League games. Luis Diaz continued the fine start to his Liverpool career as he raced on to Joel Matip’s superb pass and headed past the onrushing Robert Sanchez after 19 minutes. The Brighton goalkeeper was fortunate not to receive any…

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Luis Diaz on scoresheet as Liverpool pips Norwich

Liverpool staged a second-half comeback against a resilient Norwich side to keep their Premier League title hopes alive with an eighth successive win in all competitions. The Reds had threatened the Norwich goal countless times but they were stunned into emergency action moments after the interval when Milot Rashica’s deflected strike gave the Canaries hope of a first win at…

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Sadio Mane has stadium named after him in Senegal

Sadio Mane is to have a stadium named after him in the south-western city of Sedhiou after helping Senegal to their maiden continental success. The Liverpool forward scored the winning penalty as the Teranga Lions beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties to clinch their first-ever Africa Cup of Nations, after the game ended goalless following extra time. His three goals and two assists…

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