Liverpool are planning to restart talks over a new deal with winger Sadio Mane, who has emerged as a transfer target for Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Senegal international has been with the Merseyside giants since 2016, when he signed from fellow PL team, Southampton.
Over the past six years, Mane has grown into one of the best forwards in the PL and Europe, playing a crucial role in the success that the Reds have enjoyed during this period.
Sadio is enjoying a memorable 2021/22 season, having managed 22 goals and four assists in 48 games across all tournaments, helping the Reds push for an unprecedented quadruple. However, the 30-year-old winger’s future at Anfield beyond the ongoing season has come under a cloud of uncertainty due to his deal situation.
The Senegalese forward’s deal with Liverpool runs out at the end of next campaign, meaning he will be entering the final year of his contract in the summer transfer window. It has led to interest from teams around Europe, with Barcelona and Bayern Munich emerging as possible suitors for the Senegalese.
Barcelona are in the market for a top-quality attacker heading into the next campaign as Xavi looks to bring in a marquee footballer to lead his project from the next campaign. The report states that the African winger’s agent Bjorn Bezemer will meet with the Reds once the campaign is over to sit down and discuss a new deal for the attacker.