The attackers of the Bayern Monaco, Leroy Sanè AND Sadio Mane They met in the dressing room following Tuesday’s 3-0 defeat in the first leg of their quarter-finals. Samples before him Manchester Cityand two days later the German club issued a statement addressing the situation.
According to the local newspaper The Bild, in the dressing rooms of the Etihad Stadium, the Senegalese international Mané would have slapped Sané, whose lip would have ended up inflamed.
Interviewed by the German press agency SID, a branch of AFP, Bayern avoided commenting on the Bild information, collected on various German media, or its possible consequences. Until this Thursday, a statement was published on the club’s social networks.
“Sadio Mané, 31, will not be in the FC Bayern squad for next Saturday’s home match against 1899 Hoffenheim,” the short text begins. And completes: “The reason is Mané’s misconduct after Bayern’s Champions League match against Manchester City. In addition, Mané will receive a fine.”
Mané, who came on in the 69th minute, argued with Sané on the pitch.
Bayern’s champion this season, Mané did not live up to expectations, above all due to the injury to his right fibula suffered in early November and which prevented him from playing the World Cup in Qatar with Senegal. He returned to competition at the end of February.
Beaten 3-0 by Manchester City, Bayern need a big comeback next Wednesday at the Allianz Arena to progress to the semi-finals. Will Mané be on the pitch?
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