Liverpool have rejected a deal price £30m for Senegal ahead Sadio Mane from Bayern Munich.
The Reds have been left bemused after the German membership returned with the provide after an preliminary bid, reported to be price as much as £25m, was turned down.
Liverpool are understood to need about €50m (£42.8m) for 30-year-old Mane contemplating Bayern’s similar valuation of 33-year-old Robert Lewandowski.
Mane and Lewandowski each have one yr remaining on their present offers.
Poland worldwide Lewandowski needs to maneuver to Barcelona this summer season after a decade with Bayern.
Mane has been extra coy about his future. The ahead joked at the weekend that he would be led by public opinion in his homeland, suggesting the vast majority of Senegalese individuals would favor him to depart Anfield.
However the ahead has beforehand hinted that he’ll keep at Liverpool, promising a “special” answer over his future.
Mane has scored 120 targets for Liverpool since arriving from Southampton for a fee of £36m in June 2016, serving to the membership to success within the Champions League in 2019 and the Premier League in 2020.
He signed a contract extension with the membership in 2018, which expires on the finish of subsequent season.
Liverpool additionally face a conundrum over the way forward for Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, who will even be a free agent in summer season 2023.
Salah has stated he intends to stay at Liverpool subsequent season however Barcelona are rumoured to need to signal him as a free agent on the finish of the approaching marketing campaign.
On Wednesday, Liverpool have been linked with a bid for 22-year-old Uruguay and Benfica striker Darwin Nunez.