Sane's agent confirms Bayern talks

English Premier League

The agent of Leroy Sane has confirmed the club's that have made contact to lure the winger away from Manchester City in the next transfer window.

Sane, 24, was said to be close to leaving the Premier League champions during the off-season but the club's reported €100 million asking-price ended negotiations with Bayern Munich.

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The Germany international then suffered a serious cruciate knee ligament injury on the opening game of the season and has yet to feature for the club since but remains in demand, according to agent Damir Smoljan.

With only one year left of his current contract, his valuation is likely to have dropped significantly and Smoljan concedes Bayern is now just one of several clubs now after his client.

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"Together with him, we talk with Manchester City about what the next step could look like,'" he told Bild.

"The interest of Bayern Munich is no secret. But other absolute top clubs also contacted us about Leroy."

Sane's representative went on to reveal why he's tempted on returning to the Bundesliga, having joined City from Schalke in 2016 in a reported €50m deal.

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"Bayern is the only club in Germany that Leroy can imagine as the next step in his career," Smoljan explains.

"He sees there the requirements for achieving his big goal of winning the Champions League."

The two-time Premier League winner has scored 39 goals and registered 45 assists in 134 games for the Citizens since his arrival four years ago.