Bayern Munich Legend Franck Ribery Speaks on Sadio Mane’s Move to Bundesliga

Bayern Munich Legend Franck Ribery Speaks on Sadio Mane’s Move to Bundesliga

  • Franck Ribery has backed Sadio Mane to have a successful career with Bayern Munich following his summer move
  • The former France international further hailed Mane's sensational switch, describing it as a "great transfer for Bundesliga"
  • Mane's move to the Allianz Arena ended his illustrious six-spell with Liverpool, which saw him win top honours
  • He will now be hoping to replicate his Premier League form in the German top-flight even as he guns for more success

Bayern Munich legend Franck Ribery has hailed Sadio Mane's summer move to the Bundesliga as "a great transfer."

Mane dumped Liverpool this summer with a year left on his contract with the Reds, a move that ended his six-year stay at Anfield, according to Goal.

Sadio Mane, Bayern München, Allianz Arena, Franck Ribery, Liverpool, Anfield, transfers. Photo by S. Mellar.
Sadio Mane poses in the dressing room after his presentation as a new player of FC Bayern München at Allianz Arena. Photo by S. Mellar.
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The Senegalese winger initially hinted at a possible exit, revealing that he would decide on his future with Liverpool after last season's Champions League final with Real Madrid.

A move away from the English giants was always inevitable especially considering the former Southampton ace had won nearly every trophy on offer with Liverpool.

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Franck Ribery confident Sadio Mane will be a hit at Bayern

Ribery, a Bayern icon, has now delved into Mane's sensational summer move to the Bundesliga, with the Frenchman describing the move as "great."

The former France international is also confident that Mane will live up to his billing at the Allianz Arena.

“I can only congratulate Bayern on signing Sadio Mane. He’s a great transfer for the Bundesliga," Ribery told Sports Bild.
“Of course, the competition is huge now, but Sadio can play flexibly, not just on the left. At Liverpool, the Senegalese also played as a centre-forward, and a flexible system upfront at Bayern is conceivable," he added.

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