Fabrizio Romano responds to Bayern’s second Mane bid with personal update on Liverpool star’s priority

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Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that Bayern Munich remain Sadio Mane’s priority for a potential transfer in the upcoming summer window.

The Italian shared the update on Twitter and reaffirmed Liverpool’s intention to receive a larger fee than that offered in the Bavarians’ second bid.

The Merseysiders made it clear in no uncertain terms that they found Hasan Salihamidzic’s latest attempt laughable with the German outfit still short of the £42.5m valuation attached to the Senegalese international.

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With the former Southampton ace’s contract set to expire next summer, one might be inclined to argue we’re risking a great deal given that the German champions could agree a pre-contract agreement with the 30-year-old in the relatively near future.

That being said, it has to be emphasised that we’re negotiating over the future of an AFCON winner and a Ballon d’Or contender – at £42.5m, Bayern are still getting a bargain in one of the leading attacking talents in world football.

We’ll be massively disappointed to see our No.10 not commit a further few years to Jurgen Klopp’s project, though if it’s an exit that helps facilitate a new contract for Mo Salah and the funding of a move for Darwin Nunez, fans have every reason to remain optimistic about the future.

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