Bayern Munich’s pursuit of Manchester City star and Germany international Leroy Sané has captured most of the attention during this transfer window and the reports by different outlets confirming the move seem to be stockpiling by the day.
AZ jumped into the fray with its own account by confirming Sané’s seemingly imminent departure for Munich:
According to AZ information, an agreement is expected this week, Sané has decided for Bayern.
AZ, however, added a different slant to previous reports that pertained more to what happens after Bayern signs Sané:
The Sané deal would probably not be enough for Bavaria on the buying side. The Spanish U-21 European Champion Marc Roca of Espanyol Barcelona is a candidate for the six position and Timo Werner (RB Leipzig) or Hakim Ziyech (Ajax Amsterdam) could revive the offensive. And of course Sidi Sané. The little brother of the great Leroy would probably only be intended for the next generation (youth system).
The news that Bayern would still be chasing Werner contradicts the report from France Football that was released earlier today where it was assumed that a signing of Sané marked the death knell for the Werner-to-Bayern rumors.
Meanwhile, Ziyech and Roca have both been involved in persistent rumors throughout the spring and summer, but there have been no concrete updates on Bayern’s pursuit of either player of late. Ziyech would be viewed as a depth player at wing, while Roca would potentially be an understudy to Bayern’s primary defensive midfielders Thiago Alcantara and Javi Martinez if he cannot break into the starting XI.
As always, we will be monitoring the ongoing saga as it evolves.