Niko Kovac says he is “confident” that Bayern Munich will sign Manchester City winger Leroy Sane this summer.
City boss Pep Guardiola recently claimed he has had no contact with anyone at Bayern and said the Germany star is staying put.
And Kovac told ZDF (via SportBible) on Sunday: “Our leadership is very engaged in the situation there. I’m confident and assume that we will get him.”
Guardiola previously said on Sane’s situation: “We want him to stay and there is an offer waiting to talk with his agents to extend his contract.
“He is a guy who I appreciate a lot. I like him a lot. I think he has an incredible gap to be better in terms of being connected in the game.
“I have said two or three times that we want him and we want him to stay.
“He has an offer, and we are waiting to talk with his agents to extend the contract, so it’s not in our hands.
“He has to decide. If he wants and there is an agreement, then it’s good. But if he wants to leave, he can do it. We will be sad – hopefully he stays.”