Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann has endorsed new signing Sadio Mane to get him back on his feet at the club after a slow start to the season.
It wasn’t a bad first month or so in Germany for Mane as the Senegal international scored five goals in 10 matches.
However, the former Liverpool player hasn’t been able to find the back of the net in four games now and has been pushed wide Barcelona After failing to get one shot.
But his coach defended him, putting his struggles on the fact that he was playing on the left wing rather than being a striker for the first time in a while.
“All I want to say about him is SadioHe told him after the match against Barcelona, which ended 2-0 on the German side. “He played a new position today, which of course he did not play much. Last year in LiverpoolBut the years before that.
“It’s quite normal as a newcomer who of course still has to adapt to certain procedures that are a little different from those at Liverpool.
“I’ve already said during the week that I want to do certain things more. Maybe less of looking for the ball or teammates and trying to be more self-confident.
“But we are very happy to have him and he will make his mark on our game.”