Liverpool reject fresh bid for £42.5million star – Julian Ward tells club to “make a serious bid”

Liverpool have rejected a fresh offer for Sadio Mane as they add-ons are unacceptable, according to Paul Joyce.

The Senegal superstar wants to relocate to Munich to join Bayern as he seeks for a fresh challenge after completing club football with Liverpool.

Mane has won every trophy on offer with Liverpool and with a year left on his contract, he’s set to leave this summer if a fee can be agreed.

Joyce writes: “Liverpool have rejected Bayern Munich’s latest offer for Sadio Mané which would only reach £30 million should the German club win the Champions League, and the Senegal forward lift the Ballon d’Or, in each of the next three seasons.”

Julian Ward is using “£42.5 million as a benchmark figure for negotiations” and has told Bayern there is no point in holding face-to-face talks unless they’re ready to make a ‘serious’ bid.

Sadio Mane

Liverpool have every right to demand £42.5m (€50m) for Mane as he has been the best left-wing in the Premier League for four years.

This season, with the arrival of Luis Diaz from Porto, he was transitioned into a false nine role which saw his output explode, scoring 12 goals since returning from AFCON.

While Mohamed Salah struggled to perform in the wake of two major international disappointments while also showing all the signs of fatigue, Mane carried the Reds in attack.

Bayern will have to increase their offer or face losing out on Mane.

Sadio Mane

While negotiations continue regarding a fee for Mane, Liverpool are actively seeking to replace him and Darwin Nunez is the player the Reds want.

While Benfica want £85million for his signature, Liverpool will try to negotiate that price down while being prepared to smash their transfer record.

Virgil van Dijk was signed for £75million so it stands to reason that Liverpool are prepared to pay anywhere between £76m and £85m.

Michael Mongie
Football Central Media Group founder, owner and editor.


New signing to force Liverpool “machine” out the door “very soon”- Two bids already received

Liverpool could now sell Neco Williams following his loan with Fulham last season with Calvin Ramsay set to join the Reds. The Scotsman has all...

Liverpool advised to sign Premier League playmaker with 52 goals and 66 assists: A cheap solution to midfield dilemma?

Jose Enrique has advised his formed side to bring Christian Eriksen to Anfield this summer to solve Liverpool's midfield dilemma. Do Liverpool need a playmaker? Or...

Footnote from Paul Joyce reveals that another attacker will follow Sadio Mane out Anfield exit door

Liverpool expect Takumi Minamino to follow Sadio Mane out the Anfield exit door this summer, according to Paul Joyce. In an article discussing Mane's move...

Liverpool prepared to meet sporting director to finalise deal for £42.5 million speed demon

Liverpool are prepared to meet with Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic over Sadio Mane and his move to Germany. Since joining the club in...

Fabrizio Romano claims Liverpool “have signed all paperwork” with medical set to be scheduled for new signing

Fabrizio Romano reports that Liverpool and Aberdeen have completed all paperwork necessary to complete a deal for Calvin Ramsay. The defender will now sign a...