Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has confirmed that the Bavarian giants want to sign Manchester City winger Leroy Sane during this transfer window.
The Bayern supremo made this known in a chat with German media outlet Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
According to him, Bayern Munich are working on a deal to sign the talented German international winger.
Bayern Munich are in need of wing forwards like Leroy Sane after the exit of both Arjen Robben and Frank Ribery.
Retired Dutch international Robben and his French counterpart Ribery have left the club following the expiration of their respective contracts with the German Bundesliga champions.
Bayern’s General Manager Hasan Salihamidzic also corroborated the chase for Sane.
The ex-Bayern Munich winger told SportBild that Uli Hoeness has released €200m for transfers.
Bayern Munich will have to contend with Premier League giants Arsenal who are also interested in the young German winger.
The Gunners are in the market for a new winger end Leroy Sane is one of the players being considered by the North Londoners.
Leroy Sane has been an important squad player for Manchester City since he joined the club from German Bundesliga side Schalke 04 in 2016.
He contributed 10 goals and 10 assists in 31 games during the just concluded Premier League season which saw his Manchester City side retain their league title.