Robert Lewandowski: Barcelona make £34.4m switch bid for Bayern Munich ahead | Switch Centre Information

Barcelona have made a €40m (£34.4m) be offering for Robert Lewandowski.

Alternatively, Bayern Munich insist the striker isn’t on the market although he has just a yr left on his contract.

Bayern have now not informed Lewandowski’s representatives how a lot they might settle for for the Poland world, in the event that they have been to come to a decision to promote him.

Final month, Sky in Germany reported the 33-year-old had informed Bayern he would now not prolong his contract past the top of the 2022/23 season.

Lewandowski has informed the Bundesliga membership he’s searching for a brand new problem and there’s little in the way in which of economic reason in his determination to not prolong his keep.

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Following Bayern’s 2-2 draw with Wolfsburg at the ultimate day of the Bundesliga season, Lewandowski published his plans for the long run

Sky in Germany added that Lewandowski wish to transfer to Barcelona this summer season relatively than wait to change into a loose agent.

Oliver Kahn, Bayern Munich’s leader govt, informed Amazon Top in April that Lewandowski would now not be leaving the Allianz Area this summer season.

“We might be silly to promote a participant who ratings 30 to 40 objectives in line with season,” the previous Bayern and Germany goalkeeper stated. “He has a freelance till June 2023 and we will undoubtedly have him with us for some other season.”

Lewandowski has been with the German champions since 2014 and has scored 344 objectives for the membership in all competitions.

He has helped Bayern to 8 Bundesliga titles within the ultimate 8 seasons, in addition to 3 German cups, and has simply been topped the league’s best scorer for the 5th season in a row.

Lewandowski has spent nearly all of his profession in Germany after becoming a member of Borussia Dortmund from Lech Poznan in 2010.

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Whilst on world accountability with Poland ultimate month, Lewandowski published his plans to depart Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich

‘Barca’s be offering might not be sufficient’

Sky Sports activities Information’ leader reporter Kaveh Solhekol:

“I do not believe €40m goes to be sufficient. Bayern Munich’s place principally is: ‘He isn’t on the market. He is were given 365 days left on his contract. He isn’t going anyplace’.

“Now we have attempted to determine what value Bayern Munich would let him opt for and the message we are getting again is there is not any value. Lewandowski’s representatives have now not been quoted a value.

“Bayern are principally announcing he isn’t going anyplace and he’s going to play for us subsequent season.

“Barcelona truly need to signal him. They have put their cash at the desk although they have got were given serious monetary issues and the participant himself considerably has set his middle on completing his profession at Barcelona.”

‘Xavi desperately desires a world-class striker’

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Barcelona boss Xavi is claimed to desire a world-class striker this summer season

Sky in Germany reporter Marc Behrenbeck:

“We did numerous analysis and what we all know is that Barcelona are extremely curious about Lewandowski.

“Barca need him, Lewandowski is open for Barcelona. It was once all the time a dream for him to play in Spain – both Actual Madrid or Barcelona.

“There were talks. Xavi desperately desires a world-class striker who can ensure 30 or extra objectives a season. A two or three-year contract is within the making with a wage of about €35 to €40m (£30m to £34m) a yr.

“Barcelona don’t seem to be ready to pay prime charges however prime salaries.”

Mane in, Lewandowski out?

Regardless of Bayern’s stance, may just Lewandowski sooner or later get his want following Sadio Mane’s arrival from Liverpool?

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Sky in Germany reporter Florian Plettenberg:

“There was once an unique assembly between Lewandowski, Salihamidzic and the participant’s agent Pini Zahavi ultimate Wednesday in Mallorca because it was once necessary for Salihamidzic to talk with them individually a long way clear of the media right here in Germany and he heard about his scenario.

“The placement is unchanged – Robert Lewandowski desires to depart Bayern Munich. He desires to enroll in Barcelona. The placement of the Bayern bosses remains to be transparent – they do not need to let him pass.

“He is too necessary for the squad and for Nagelsmann. With Lewandowski, you have got a ensure of 30 or 40 objectives. His feedback weren’t just right for the workforce or for his supervisor, however the participant is essential. He may just go away the membership as a loose agent in 2023 so perhaps if they’re introduced between €50m to €60m they won’t be capable of say no anymore.

“The window is open and it is a duration of poker at this time between all events concerned.”

Lewandowski has a freelance till 2023 and we think to peer him at the first day of pre-season. The placement hasn’t modified. Robert has a freelance with us for some other yr and we are satisfied when he joins us for the primary day of coaching.

Bayern Munich CEO Oliver Kahn

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