At present I am going in my mind from point to point as a madman, and not a sane
one, follows an idea.
And Blues boss Pep Guardiola seemed increasingly unsure that Sane
, who was not a regular in the team last season, wanted to sign the new City contract he has on the table.
, 23, opted for Austrian specialist Professor Christian Fink to repair the cruciate ligament he damaged in the Community Shield rather than Guardiola's medic in Barcelona.
, who suffered anterior cruciate knee ligament damage in City's Community Shield win over Liverpool, was due to have surgery with Ramon Cugat.
City have spent the last 12 months trying to persuade Sane
to sign a new long-term deal.
"Manchester City FC can confirm that Leroy Sane
has damaged the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee," City said in a statement."He has undergone testing throughout the week, with a specialist doctor travelling to Manchester for further examinations to understand the extent of the injury.
But while Bayern are prepared to make Sane
their highest earner, they have been left stunned by City's PS140m valuation.
The German winger, Sane
, has been linked with Bayern Munich but his current club's manager is hoping for his stay.
Germany winger Sane
has been heavily linked with a move to Bayern Munich this summer.
And Guardiola made it clear after Sane
shone in a 4-1 win in Nanjing that the 23-year-old was a key part of his plans.
But rummenigge says Sane
must first decide whether he fancies a move to the allianz arena.
is contracted to the domestic treble winners for the next two seasons, but Bayern Munich are eager to lure the 23-year-old back to Germany.