The government of Saudi Arabia is apparently planning a major transfer attack on famous footballers from Europe. According to the report by American journalist Ben Jacobs, a Bayern Munich player is also on the list.
Accordingly, the Saudis would have targeted Sadio Mané, among others. The Senegelase is said to be one of 20 stars who make the list.
Prominent names such as Lionel Messi, Luka Modric and Roberto Firmino are also traded. Al-Nassr already has a well-known player in Cristiano Ronaldo.
According to the report, the Saudi government intends to use high-profile signings to boost their country’s marketing and strategically distribute new signings among Saudi Pro League clubs. A club would have to be determined for Mané.
According to Jacobs, Al-Nassr, Al-Itthiad and Al-Hilal would be potential new employers for the winger. Like sometimes the Picture recently reported, FC Bayern should not be averse to selling Mané. With a suitable offer, the 31-year-old could go.
Sadio Mané probably turned down Newcastle’s offer
According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Mané is not currently thinking about leaving because he would have a good relationship with coach Thomas Tuchel.
Recently there had also been rumors of a return to the Premier League after Mané switched from Liverpool to the Isar last summer for 32 million euros plus bonuses. He has an offer from Newcastle United, which is owned by a consortium of sheikhs Picture but rejected.
Mané has made 37 appearances for FC Bayern in his debut season. In these he scored twelve goals and six assists.