Bayern Munich have suspended Sadio Mane after punching team-mate Leroy Sane within the face following Tuesday’s Champions League defeat at Manchester Metropolis.
Mane may also be fined and will not be a part of the Bayern squad for his or her house Bundesliga recreation towards Hoffenheim on Saturday.
Sky Germany reported that Sane’s lip was bleeding after the altercation and the 2 gamers wanted to be separated by their fellow team-mates within the dressing room.
An announcement from Bayern learn: “Sadio Mane, 31, is not going to be within the FC Bayern squad for the house recreation towards 1899 Hoffenheim subsequent Saturday. The reason being Mane’s misconduct after FC Bayern’s Champions League recreation at Manchester Metropolis. As well as, Mane will obtain a fantastic.”
Bayern Munich officers held a gathering on Wednesday to debate doable punishments for Mane and, in accordance with Sky Germany, among the many sanctions thought of had been a fantastic, suspension, and even a parting of the methods in the summertime.
It was anticipated that Mane would apologise in entrance of the workforce throughout Thursday’s coaching session.
Sane and Mane had been seen on the pitch arguing within the latter levels of the match on Tuesday evening, the place Metropolis beat the German champions 3-0 at Etihad Stadium within the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final first leg.
After touchdown again in Munich, Mane, who was an alternative choice to the tie, took the workforce bus from the airport whereas Sane was picked up privately.
On returning to Munich, Sane was pictured showing to cover his backside lip from cameras.