Bayern Munich were keen on signing Manchester City’s Leroy Sané last summer and they had to delay the 24-year-old’s transfer after he suffered a serious injury in August 2019.
The Germany international still remains a target for the Bavarian club.
On May 5th, SportBild explained Bayern have reached an agreement with the winger for a five-year contract. They now need to agree terms with the Etihad club to complete the transfer this summer.
This week’s edition of SportBild states Hans-Dieter Flick’s side want Sané to be their ‘star purchase’ of the summer transfer window.
According to the report, they are facing a problem as the German side cannot find an agreement with City for his signing.
The Bundesliga winners want to pay €40m for the attacker, whose contract expires in 2021. The Premier League side, however, feel the price is ‘still too little’.
The report adds Die Roten bosses are ‘setting up a scenario’, to put pressure on City. In other words, Bayern will try to sign the former Schalke man on a free transfer next summer, if City don’t accept their offer for his transfer in the upcoming window.
Sky Germany had also made similar claims last week and it remains to be seen whether or not Bayern’s pressure tactics will work to sign the player this summer.
If City doesn’t cash in from Sané’s sale in the coming months, they could be in danger of losing him for nothing in 2021.