Niko Kovač ‘confident’ on getting Leroy Sané, Pep hints otherwise

first_imgImage Courtesy: Getty/PAAdvertisementIts very usual for German elite footballers to have a career spell with the Bavarian giants, and Manchester City starman Leroy Sané is looking to head that way soon as Bayern manager Niko Kovač has hinted on a coming done deal for the player.Image Courtesy: Getty/PAThe Citizens refused a previous deal of £70 million for the 23 year old winger, who was heavily linked with the Bundesliga champions throughtout the transfer window.However, reports now indicate that a speculated fee of £90 million has been agreed by both sides.However, the Bayern gaffer was already optimistic about the deal beforehand.According to ZDF, the 47 year old said: “Our leadership is very engaged in the situation there. I’m confident and assume that we will get him”Leroy Sané update. Nico Kovac is confident: “Our leadership is very engaged in the situation there. I’m confident and assume that we will get him”. 🔵 #MCFC #Bayern #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 28, 2019Although, City boss Pep Guardiola is suggesting different.“We want him to stay and there is an offer waiting to talk with his agents to extend his contract,” the Spaniard stated.“He is a guy who I appreciate a lot. I like him a lot. I think he has an incredible gap to be better in terms of being connected in the game.“He has to decide. If he wants and there is an agreement, then it’s good. But if he wants to leave, he can do it. We will be sad – hopefully he stays.”The German forward was signed from Bundesliga side Schalke back in 2016 for a total of £46.5 million, and has been showcasing a tremendous performance, scoring 25 goals in 89 appearances for City, and even won the PFA Young Player of the Year award for the 2017-18 season.Advertisementlast_img