Follow the tug-of-war between the bayern Y Robert Lewandowski. The striker wants to leave the club this summer and has told them to only negotiate with him Barcelona, however, from the Bavarian entity they insist that he has a contract until 2023. Bayern’s sports director, Hasan Salihamidzic, has ruled on the possible departure of the Pole and the arrival of Mané. The former footballer categorically affirms that the former Liverpool player “is not coming to replace anyone” and Lewandowski “has a contract until 2023.”
In Germany they claim that Mane comes to replace the Pole, who has officially communicated his intention to put an end to his eta in the bayern this summer. When asked if the club’s future is assured without Lewandowski with the Senegalese Salihadmizic It was very clear: «I will only say one thing: Robert has a contract until the summer of 2023. Mané is not coming to replace anyone. I hope we will see Lewandowski at Säbener Strasse for training on July 12.”
The Polish international is the great desire of the Barcelona for next season and the player also dreams of joining the ranks of Xavi Hernández’s team. However, it will not be easy to get him out of Bayern. In the offices of the Allianz Arena they continue to broadcast that they have him and that he has a contract despite the player’s request, and they have leaked that they will not let him out for less than 40 million euros.
Despite the message to Barca, Salihadmizic is open to resolving this situation in an interview granted to Sports Bild since they do not want “to reach the last year of their contract without telling us if they want to stay. However, what is clear is that it would be fair from the point of view of the club that, if a player does not want to extend, we talk about how we can solve this situation in a satisfactory way for all those involved.
Signing of Mané
Salihadmizic He explained upon his arrival in Munich how the first meeting with the Senegalese was: «Mane He received us at his house. He was relaxed with a mango in his hand and in shorts. He greeted us with a smile. He still knows some German after his time in Salzburg. The atmosphere was good and we had a connection from the beginning. I had a good feeling. The meeting lasted four hours. I told him that everyone in charge at Bayern was convinced that he would fit into our team 100%.”
Regarding the moment in which he knew he wanted to sign Mane, Salihadmizic He explained that it was in his garden at home. «When did I know that I wanted to sign Mané? She was in my garden. Marco Neppe (Bayern manager) and I sat next to Björn Bezemer and Daniel Delonga (representatives). His agency, ROOF, represents Serge Gnabry. It is no secret, since we want to renew Gnabry ».