Kimmich defends Sadio Mane not the cause of bad Bayern Munich.

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Joshua Kimmich has defended Sadio Mane, who is set to join Al Nasser. After the Senegalese star was accused of disappointing performances at Bayern Munich football.

Mane is reportedly set to leave the Bundesliga champions. After just one season to move to play with Cristiano Ronaldo at Al Nasser.

Bayern are believe to have accept a £34m offer for the 31-year-old. Which would see him end a difficult year with a move to Saudi Arabia UFABET

However, Kimmich sympathized with Mane and defend the striker and his performance last season.

“He play very well in the first half of last season. And has a good record.” The Germany international told Bild.

“It wasn’t his fault alone that things were wrong. Didn’t go well for us. The big picture isn’t good for us.”

“You are a new player from abroad with a new language. New culture and new people. When you come in as a top star and you have to listen to a lot of criticism, some right and some wrong. I immediately realize that it wasn’t easy.

Sadio Mane end the season with 12 goals in 38 appearances. Although Bayern ultimately went on to win the Bundesliga.

For Mane, he use to create great results with Liverpool. Scoring 120 goals in 269 appearances in all competitions. Help the team win the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League and FA Cup.