Renato Sanches ready to leave Bayern Munich

Renato Sanches has admitted he wants to leave Bayern Munich this summer.

The 21-year-old midfielder joined the Bundesliga giants from Benfica in a €35 million deal in 2016 but has been unable to make an impact in Bavaria.

The Portugal international spent last season on loan at Swansea but failed to impress and things have not picked up since his return to Munich.

He has made just 16 appearances in the German top-flight this season having not started a league match since November, and he believes he will have to move on if he is to get the first-team opportunities he desires.

Asked if he feels he should start searching for another club, Sanches told Bild: “I think so. Whether a loan or a sale is better, we will see.”

Sanches was on the field for just three minutes when he replaced Serge Gnabry near the end of Saturday’s 1-0 win over Werder Bremen and he feels he deserves more of a chance under coach Niko Kovac.

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