Mane helped his childhood friend to sign for Bayern Munich

Browse By

Former Liverpool striker Sadio Mane reportedly played a key role in helping his childhood friend to sign for Bayern Munich.

Sadio Mane has reportedly played a key role in helping former Oldham striker Segbe Asongpo join Bayern Munich’s reserves in the summer . Segbe has confirmed a two-year move to the Bundesliga champions, according to 29-year-old Ghanaian journalist Sadick Adams, a longtime friend of the club. Mane After the pair stepped up from the Generation Foot Academy in Senegal together.

Mane helped his childhood friend to sign for Bayern Munich

Mane left his home country in 2011 to join France ‘s Metz, and he accompanied Segbe to join the club’s B team. The pair then split up when Mane moved to Red Bull Salzburg and Segbe suffered a serious injury that halted his football career. with various clubs in France, Russia and Holland over the course of nine years.

  During the Africa Cup of Nations 2019, Segbe ‘s Benin faced Mane ‘s Senegal . But Segbe waited for the former Liverpool striker and they returned to England together before he joined Oldham for the 2019-2020 season, while Mane ended the season by winning the Premier League with Liverpool. He struggled in League Two, scoring just four goals in 28 appearances.

Although success in football varies greatly. But Mane and Segbe have kept in touch over the years. In an interview with Lookcharms earlier this year, Segbe said: “He (Mane) has always had big ambitions. He always wanted to go as high as possible. He came from a poor background. Like all of us.” “And we tell ourselves that we must succeed to save our families. because there are hungry people behind them.” “Sadio always had big dreams. And I remember when he spoke to me about joining Senegal… He really wanted it.”

 Mane with Segbe At his medical examination this UFABET summer It is believed that Bayern Munich signed him to help Mane adjust to his new surroundings faster. The Senegal forward scores on his debut for the club as they beat RB Leipzig in the Super Cup on Saturday, 30 July 2022.