Senegalese Sadio Mane, the new star of Bayern Munich, chose a shirt that his former Liverpool teammate, Mohamed Salah, had worn 8 times.
club announced Bayern MunichLast Wednesday he signed a contract with Mane for 3 years, after 6 years in the ranks LiverpoolIn addition to many individual achievements, he achieved many successes, in particular 6 titles.
Following his move to the German team, Mane was asked at the press conference held last Wednesday about the new number he will wear in Bayern Munich, but the Senegalese star clearly declined to answer.
Bayern Munich unveiled the new number Mane will wear with the team on Sunday, as he confirmed in a statement on his official website that the Senegalese player will wear the number 17 shirt.
Commenting on the selection of this number, Mane said: “I have decided to wear the number 17 shirt among the numbers available and I want to celebrate many successes with my team with this number.”
“Now I look forward to being able to start preparing for the new season with my teammates soon,” he added.
Remarkably, the Egyptian Mohamed Salah, former colleague of Mane, previously wore the number 17 shirt, most notably in the first half of the 2014-15 season with England’s Chelsea, but he only played 8 games before moving to Fiorentina. moved, Italy.