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Sadio Mane set to seal €41 million Bayern Munich move

The Liverpool forward reportedly landed in Germany on a private jet today in order to undergo a medical .

Sadio Mane (file pic).
Sadio Mane (file pic).
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Updated at 14.22

SADIO MANE arrived in Germany on a private jet on Tuesday in order to undergo a medical with the Liverpool forward reportedly on the verge of signing for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

Broadcaster Sky showed footage of the 30-year-old touching down at Munich airport before being taken to a hospital in the city centre for a medical exam by Bayern’s team doctor.

According to media reports, Mane’s transfer will cost Bayern around €41 million (£35 million.

“I am happy he (Mane) has landed,” Thomas Mueller said while attending a golf tournament in Munich on Tuesday.

Bayern’s Germany forward, a golf fan, joked that he soon hopes to see Mane hit “lots of birdies” on the city’s courses.

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The Senegal forward is expected to sign a three-year contract and is set to hold his first Bayern press conference on Wednesday.

Mane would be a replacement for wantaway Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski, who has been linked to a Barcelona transfer, and winger Serge Gnabry, who is stalling over a contract extension.

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