By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Mane to stay at Bayern, according to PR manager

Sadio Mané is staying at Bayern Munich despite a difficult first season at the club, according to the player's PR manager, Bacary Cissé.
Sadio Mane's PR manager, Bacary Cissé, has played down suggestions that his client could leave Bayern Munich after just one season at the Allianz Arena.

"What's certain is that he stays at Bayern. He signed for 3 years. He spent one year and still has two. So yes, for now he stays at Bayern," Cisse told Senegalese TV channel 2stv (via @iMiaSanMia).

Mané faced a lot of criticism in his first season at Bayern, but Cisse believes the former Liverpool attacker has done better than he's been given credit for.

"I don't think Sadio had a bad season. The season started in August, he got injured in November and was out for 4 months. All in all, he had 12 goals & 6 assists despite not playing for 4 months - that's not nothing.

"He also had 10 goals disallowed by VAR. That in part means that his teammates did not adapt to his game, which was very quick. I think if they had adapted to his game, Sadio would probably have scored 5 more goals. I'm optimistic because I know him well," Cissé said.

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