Mane vs Sane: Absolute professional, he apologised – Tuchel defends Senegal star
Bayern Munich coach Thomas Tuchel has defended Sadio Mane after the Senegalese was suspended by the club for punching his teammate Leroy Sane.
The Africa Cup of Nations winner had an altercation with Sane, and Tuchel revealed that the former Liverpool forward has duly apologized for his behavior.
Mane and Sane were said to have had a bust-up in the dressing room following Bayern Munich’s 3-0 loss to Manchester City in the Champions League quarterfinal first leg at the Etihad.
Bayern Munich has since suspended Mane for violating the code of conduct.
Addressing a press conference on Friday, the former Chelsea boss said, “I’m here to defend Mané." I’ve known him for a very long time and only know him as an absolute professional. I also know his entourage. He has never been guilty of anything.
“It was against the code of conduct; he recognized it and apologized.”
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