Conflicting reports over Bayern Munich & Man City’s Leroy Sane

Sane’s game time at Man City

Leroy Sane’s 2018/19 season saw his game time somewhat limited.

Sane did make 31 appearances in the league for the Citizens, however, he was often used as a sub.

For example, the first four PL games of this past season saw Sane used as a sub three times, with the fourth game having seen him completely omitted from the matchday squad.

The German’s minutes would improve towards the middle of the campaign.

But, when it got to the business end of the season, and City were fighting it out for the PL title, the winger was once again somewhat marginalised.

Sane did not complete 90 minutes once in City’s last six league outings, and he didn’t get off the bench for their must-win last game of the season vs Brighton.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 06: Leroy Sane of Manchester City is closed down by Theo Walcott of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Manchester City at Goodison Park on February 06, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matt McNulty – Manchester City/Man City via Getty Images)

Sane & Bayern

After both Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben departed the club this summer, Bayern Munich look to be in the market for some fresh legs out wide.

Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed their interest in Sane:

“We will try[to sign Sane]. I cannot promise whether it will succeed.” As quoted by the Guardian.

However, since Bayern’s chairman confirmed that they are trying to land Sane, it has been somewhat quiet on that transfer front.

Then, on Monday the 15th of July, Sky Sports News reported that Bayern Munich have accepted that a deal for Sane is unlikely to happen this summer.

The report from Sky also claims that Sane sees his future in Manchester.

However, Bild journalist Christian Falk is alleging that neither City, nor Sane, have ruled out the possibility of the winger joining Bayern.

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