It doesn’t go anymore. Much has been said in recent weeks about future of Robert Lewandowski: its imminent departure from Bayern Munich one year from the end of his contract, a possible arrival at Barcelona and more. Today, all the rumors and speculations seem to be validated, since in the last few hours -according to the German press-, the Pole told him to the directors of the German team, their intentions to leave the club in which he is a figure and a scorer.
End of a cycle. (AFP)
Lewandowski’s contract with the German team extended for another yearuntil 2023. However, according to the German newspaper Bild, Bayern Munich I would be willing to give up the scorer this European summer for an offer that ranges between 35 and 40 million of euros.
Initially, Bayern had listed the 33-year-old striker as non-transferable. but some disciplinary episodes -which were not expanded by the local press- they would have changed the opinion of the board. In addition, they consider that keeping it for a year despite their intentions to leave, it could harm the locker room and the overall performance of the team.
Argentina’s rival in the next World Cup in Qatar He arrived at the Munich team in 2014 adding a total of 343 goals. In the current edition of the Bundesliga in which Bayern is already champion, the Pole He has scored 34 goals in 33 games played. A bestiality. Furthermore, in 2021 he was chosen as the best FIFA player.
Where would he go?
For several weeks there has been speculation about the possible arrival of the Pole to Xavi’s Barcelona. However, Xavi himself had taken it upon himself to tone down the rumors, alleging that the difficult financial situation of the club would prevent transfer. Despite this, the recent decision of the Polish could revive the intentions of the Catalanswhich should be reinforced thinking about the next edition of the Champions League
Xavi wants it. But can?
Xavi wants it. But can?
And what does Nagelsmann, the Bayern coach, say?
The coach of Bayern MunichJulian Nagelsmann said this Friday that he will not veto a possible sale of Robert Lewandowski and assured that in general terms he is not the right person to impose vetoes on one or another decision.
“I am not the right person to impose vetoes. An important maxim of my job as a coach is: don’t make yourself too big,” Nagelsmann said. at the Bayern press conference.
The decisions, he added, are always made jointly by the president of the Board of Directors, Oliver Kahn, the sports director, Hasan Salihamidzic, and the coach.
“There is always a communication between Oliver Kahn, Brazzo and myself to decide certain things. I will never speak publicly for or against something as if my word were the law. For that I do not have enough importance and that must continue to be the case” , said.
Nagelsmann said that he knows what Lewandowski is thinking, that he has permanent communication with him and not only because of the current situation.he, but he said he was not going to reveal anything more about it as he did not about the content of his conversations with players.
“I never talk about things that I discussed confidentially with the players. You have to ask Robert anything,” he added. Lewandowski has a contract with Bayern until 2023 and it has emerged that he has no intention of renewing.
Although so far Bayern’s public position is to rule out an advantage this summer, press reports have circulated according to which the club could change its attitude in the face of an offer of around 40 million and the possibility of having a successor.