19 Jul Manchester City Transport News: Bayern goal Leroy Sane will be better off remaining, states Pep Guardiola
The Germany international has been linked with a return to his home nation, but Pep would like to watch him stay put in the Etihad Stadium
Pep Guardiola is planning to persuade Leroy Sane to remain at Manchester City gained interest from Bayern Munich, insisting the club can enable the winger match his potential.
Sane was heavily linked with a move to the Bundesliga winners in this transfer window, together with Bayern having supported their attention.
The Germany global came from the bench to prepare a Raheem Sterling target on Wednesday, as City cruised to a 4-1 win over West Ham at the Premier League Asia Trophy.
And Guardiola didn’t shy away from recognizing his desire for Sane — that scored 16 goals in all competitions last year — to stay at City.
“I’ve said many times we need people to be happy here and we wish to assist Leroy to achieve his potential,” Guardiola told a news conference.
“He is a fantastic player with amazing quality.”
One participant who has abandoned City is Vincent Kompany, together with the protector having called time on that his 11-year stint at Manchester at the end of last year.
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Kompany has returned to his former team Anderlecht at a player-manager function, leaving City with no club captain, also Guardiola revealed a brand new skipper is only going to be picked once most his players have returned into pre-season training.
“We shall pick the captain,” Guardiola stated. “We’ll wait till everybody is back and they’ll select their captain.”
City keep their happy-go-lucky trainings on Saturday at Shanghai, in which they accept on Wolves at the Asia Trophy final.