Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Sane Sorry after Costing One Punter Pounds 28,870!

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Sane Sorry after Costing One Punter Pounds 28,870!

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LEROY Sane has 'apologised' after his late City goal cost a punter a staggering Pounds 28,870!

The football fan, Mustapha Celik from Germany, had placed a two euro (Pounds 1.68) bet on the two Champions League games on Tuesday night, backing Atletico Madrid to win 4-2 at Bayer Leverkusen and the Blues to beat Monaco 4-3. The first result was at 150-1 and the City scoreline at 120-1. Atletico did their bit with a thrilling win in Germany, but Sane ruined poor Mustapha's night by scoring a fifth.

The gambler posted his betting slip on Twitter with an accompanying message that read 'You owe me 34,200 euros, Leroy Sane'.

Celok must have been even more excited than the breathless 54,000 fans inside the Etihad Stadium when John Stones popped up at the far post to turn in a corner and put City 4-3 ahead with just 12 minutes to go. …

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