Sport I rejected Klopp and Liverpool for Man City move, says Sane

17:10  13 january  2018
17:10  13 january  2018 Source:   Goal.com

Sane admits snubbing Klopp and Liverpool for Man City move

  Sane admits snubbing Klopp and Liverpool for Man City move The Germany international admires his compatriot for his work at Borussia Dortmund but opted to work with Pep Guardiola instead of going to AnfieldLeroy Sane says that he rejected the chance to join Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool before signing for Manchester City.

Klopp tried to bring winger to Liverpool before his City move and also tried to poach him at former club Borussia Dortmund. But back then, there was no way teenager Sane wanted to anger fans by moving to their rivals. It is fair to say Klopp has admired the one that got away — not once but twice

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LeroySane - Cropped: Manchester City star Leroy Sane © Provided by Goal Manchester City star Leroy Sane

Leroy Sane says that he rejected the chance to join Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool before signing for Manchester City.

The pacey winger has been in spectacular form for City this season, scoring six goals and supplying nine assists for the runaway Premier League leaders.

City bought the Germany international from Schalke in a reported £37million deal in August 2016, after attracting several suitors following his impressive performances in the Bundesliga.

Compatriot Klopp was among those keen to bring in Sane, but the Reds boss was unable to convince him to choose Merseyside over Manchester.

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Man City duo Leroy Sane and Ilkay Gundogan have both detailed how they turned down moves to join Liverpool in 2016, ahead of Sunday’s clash. “He always liked me as a player and I would be a liar if I said he didn’t try. Jurgen Klopp wants “payback” for Liverpool ’s 5-0 mauling at Man City .

MANCHESTER CITY star Leroy Sane has revealed he rejected Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp 's advances in the Man City star Leroy Sane turned down Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp . "Yes, I was also talking with them," the 22-year-old said when quizzed about a failed move to Merseyside.

"Yes, I was also talking with them," Sane told The Guardian. "Jurgen was calling me too, talking to me. That was before I joined City.

"He did a good job at [Borussia] Dortmund – I met him when he was there. He's a good guy, nice guy – honest. He [has] worked well with Liverpool."

Sane could have linked up with Klopp sooner, but opted not to switch Schalke for Dortmund when he was rising through the ranks.

He added: "Yes, there was a time when I was still in the academy that I could have gone there from Schalke but there were no thoughts at all to move to a rival."

Sane scored twice when City battered Liverpool 5-0 in September, but he issued a warning to his team-mates ahead of the in-form Reds' revenge mission at Anfield on Sunday.

"They have a very good team, good strikers," he said. "[Roberto] Firmino, [Mohamed] Salah, [Sadio] Mane – quick players. They will look for mistakes from us and try to play counter-attacks.

"That's why it's a tough game. It was an equal game at the start of the season because they also had chances to score the first goal."

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Jurgen Klopp was sorry after reacting to a Swansea City fan during Liverpool's shock defeat.Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp apologised for an altercation with a Swansea City fan during his team's 1-0 loss.

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