Bayern Munich are ready to reignite their interest in £90million Manchester City winger Leroy Sane.
The Bundesliga champions have had the 23-year-old as their prime target for nearly a year.
But Sane was prevented from moving by surgery during the summer on a damaged anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Bayern instead moved for Barcelona outcast Philippe Coutinho.
However, they have not given up on Sane and remain willing to offer a £20million-a-year contract to land him.
Bayern had initially been scared off during the summer by City’s staggering £90million valuation.
The fee would represent more than double the Premier League Carabao Cup and FA Cup winners’ £40million outlay three years ago next week.
But board member Edmund Stoiber has admitted the German giants are still keen.
“There were discussions over Sane,” he said. “The unfortunate injury…