Munich (AP) – Footballer Leroy Sané (24) has underlined the importance honorary president Uli Hoeneß had when he switched to Bayern Munich.
“Everyone knows that Uli Hoeneß played a big role at FC Bayern – and still is important. It was an honor to visit him, and I think that it is at such meetings that you can feel what is special about FC Bayern. private in someone’s home it is a different feeling than for example in a restaurant “, said the winger in the German record magazine” 51 “.
Sané, who came in for an estimated € 50 million transfer fee from Manchester City this summer, could play his first competitive match for the new club at the Bundesliga start against ex-club FC Schalke 04 on September 18. In Munich, Sané will wear the prestigious number “10”. “I can handle pressure well and I’m not the type to be driven crazy. It’s a song with a great history, great players carried it for me,” said the international.
“This jersey is an honor for me. But I also chose this number deliberately to send a signal that I am here to take responsibility. I have big goals with FC Bayern – and I want to show that I have that. am. can fully rely on me “, says Sané. At FC Bayern Uli Hoeneß, Lothar Matthäus and Arjen Robben had this number on their jersey.