Bayern Munich revealed the shirt number chosen by its new player, Senegalese Sadio Mane.
Mane joined Bayern Munich a few days ago, and signed a contract until June 2025, coming from the ranks of Liverpool, after six seasons with the Reds.
Mane chose to wear the number 17 shirt with Bayern Munich, after he was wearing the number 10 shirt in Liverpool.
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Mane said in statements published by the official Bayern Munich website: “I have decided to choose 17 of the available shirt numbers in Bayern Munich and I want to celebrate a lot of success with my team and this number.”
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“Now I’m really looking forward to being able to start pre-season with my new teammates soon,” he added.
The number 17 was previously worn at Bayern Munich by Jerome Boateng, former captain Mark van Bommel, Christian Zeig and Torsten Fink.