The Sadio Mané-Leroy Sané affair continues to make people talk. Thomas Tuchel, their coach at Bayern Munich, gave his opinion at a press conference.
Sadio Mané and Leroy Sané had a heated argument after the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City (3-0 defeat) on Tuesday. Victim of a racist insult, Mané, ex-Reds star and in sporting difficulty in Munich, hit his teammate in the face. After receiving the support of his coach Aliou Cisséthe striker who celebrated his 31st birthday on this funny Tuesday can now count on that of his club coach.
“Everybody makes mistakes. He communicated it very clearly, which is also a model. Perfection does not exist “Dramatized the Bavarian technician at a press conference. Before bidding: I only know him as an absolute top professional. He was never guilty of anything and still has my full trust. It was too much, it was against Bayern’s code of conduct. But apologies were made. They were totally believable and that’s why he got me as his first defense attorney. “Mané, in turmoil with this affair, will undoubtedly be relieved to be publicly supported by his coach despite the sidelining for a match and the fine of 500,000 euros which he received.
💬 Leroy Sane would have called Sadio Mane “black shit” which would have angered the Senegalese international.
The future at the club of the Senegalese number 17 is not at all threatened. Thomas Tuchel is counting on him for the rest of the season and next season.… pic.twitter.com/730FcwhRCB
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The incident is closed for Tuchel
If some wonder if this incident between the two players of Senegalese origin is likely to jeopardize the atmosphere within the group, current leader of the Bundesliga with only two points ahead of Dortmund, Tuchel replied vehemently: “ Unfortunately, we are not the first team to experience this and we probably won’t be the last. The way the players and especially the people involved handled it had a positive effect. We are starting on a sound basis. “Sufficient to overthrow Manchester City next Wednesday in the return match?