Rumours of Manchester City winger Leroy Sane returning to Germany to join Bayern Munich led to former club Schalke posting this hilarious tweet.
Bayern Munich’s chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge revealed that the club were going to lure Sane away from Manchester this summer, according to BBC Sport, the Bayern chief revealed this when questioned about plotting a bid for the City winger:
“We will try. I can not promise whether it will succeed .”
Here’s how Schalke reacted to news of Bayern’s interest in their former star:
Don't do it, Leroy… ? https://t.co/xDKX46O8dR
— Schalke 04 USA?? (@s04_us) May 24, 2019
According to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano the Bavarians have made an opening offer of €80m for the 23-year-old, Sane could become Bayern’s record signing:
Bayern Münich have made the first bid to Man City for Leroy Sané: €80M and talks have started, now waiting for Citizens answer ???#MCFC #transfers #bayern #mancity leroysane19
Il Manchester City ha ricevuto la… https://t.co/UUP3zoiyLI
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 24, 2019
The German giants have also offered Sane a mouth-watering contract:
— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) May 24, 2019
Pep Guardiola and Manchester City are facing a battle to keep hold of Sane and Guardiola might have to to promise the youngster a bigger role in the first-team to avoid losing one of the biggest young talents in the world to a Champions League rival.